Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (Paperback)
  • Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (Paperback)

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (Paperback)

5 Reviews Write your review
Paperback Published: 05/06/2008
  • 10+ in stock

We can send it to you within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Click & Collect From your local shop
The son of a black African father and a white American mother, Obama was only two years old when his father walked out on the family. Many years later, Obama receives a phone call from Nairobi: his father is dead. This sudden news inspires an emotional odyssey for Obama, determined to learn the truth of his father's life and reconcile his divided inheritance. Written at the age of thirty-three, Dreams from my Father is an unforgettable read. it illuminates not only Obama's journey, but also our universal desire to understand our history, and what makes us the people we are.

Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781847670946

You may also be interested in...

“Political Origins”

Demonstrating where the foundations are for his life and politics, this beautifully crafted memoir by Obama strikes many chords – an honest representation of growing up as an African-American, it shows the trials and... More

Paperback edition
6th August 2010
Helpful? Upvote 7

“Dreams from My Father”

This is a beautifully written honest story of a multiracial amazing fascinating man who grew up in the beautiful island of Hawaii moved to America worked his way through America's political system to become the... More

Paperback edition
5th November 2008
Helpful? Upvote 7

“Life isn't always black and white...”

I read and enjoyed "The Audacity of Hope", and despite not agreeing with many of the President's policies or ideals, I at least saw where he was coming from. That book was well written and challenged... More

Paperback edition
9th November 2012
Helpful? Upvote 6

Your review has been submitted successfully.

We would love to hear what you think of Waterstones. Why not review Waterstones on Trustpilot?

Review us on Trustpilot