Dreams From My Father
A Story of Race and InheritanceBook - 2004 | 1st Broadway pbk. ed.
Pictured in lefthand photograph on cover: Habiba Akumu Hussein and Barack Obama, Sr. (President Obama's paternal grandmother and his father as a young boy). Pictured in righthand photograph on cover: Stanley Dunham and Ann Dunham (President Obama's maternal grandfather and his mother as a young girl).
From Library Staff
Mandy96 Feb 18, 2017
Saturday, January 14 / Sunday, January 15: DREAMS FROM MY FATHER: A STORY OF RACE AND INHERITANCE, by Barack Obama (Crown, 2007). Dreams from My Father is an intimate look at our 44th president's struggle with race and identity. The son of a white woman and a Kenyan father he never knew, Barack O... Read More »
The son of a white American woman and a black Kenyan student, Obama grew up with his mother's family in Hawaii. In this memoir, he discusses his struggle to develop his own African-American identity and to find his way in the world.