Another four years for Barak Obama

 With the election results from the USA just out,  a quick post for those interested in Barak Obama.

 We have 2 of his books available from the collection.

Dreams from my Father available as a download, on disc or in 5 vols of Braille

From the synopsis: Dreams from My Father is a refreshing, revealing portrait of a young man asking the big questions about identity and belonging. The son of a black African father and a white American mother, Obama describes his search for meaning in his life as a black American and recounts an emotional odyssey. First to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother’s family to Hawaii; then to his childhood home in Indonesia; finally to Kenya, where he confronts the bitter truth of his father’s life and at last reconciles his divided inheritance.

The Audacity of Hope: thoughts on reclaiming the American dream available to download, on disc or in 5 vols of Braille

From the synopsis: Religious or secular, black, white, or brown, we sense – correctly – that the nation’s most significant challenges are being ignored..Perhaps more than any other time in our recent history, we need a new kind of politics, one that can excavate and build upon those shared understandings that pull us together as Americans..” If Barack Obama is successful in his quest to become President of the United States he will dramatically change the face that his country presents to the world. In this book he describes the importance of empathy in politics, his hopes for a different America with different policies, and how the ideals of its democracy can be renewed

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