The Resource Dreams from my father : a story of race and inheritance, Barack Obama

Dreams from my father : a story of race and inheritance, Barack Obama

Label
Dreams from my father : a story of race and inheritance
Title
Dreams from my father
Title remainder
a story of race and inheritance
Statement of responsibility
Barack Obama
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father, a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man, has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey, first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother's family to Hawaii, and then to Kenya, where he meets the African side of his family, confronts the bitter truth of his father's life, and at last reconciles his divided inheritance
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
KRL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Obama, Barack
Index
no index present
Intended audience
7.1
LC call number
E185.97.O23
LC item number
A3 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obama, Barack
  • African Americans
  • Racially mixed people
  • Racism
  • United States
Label
Dreams from my father : a story of race and inheritance, Barack Obama
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Times Books, c1995. This edition appears without keynote address to the Democratic Convention, 2004
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 442 pages
Isbn
9780307383419
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocm77522884
  • (OCoLC)77522884
Label
Dreams from my father : a story of race and inheritance, Barack Obama
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Times Books, c1995. This edition appears without keynote address to the Democratic Convention, 2004
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 442 pages
Isbn
9780307383419
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocm77522884
  • (OCoLC)77522884

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