Dreams From My Father

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Barack Obama

Narrated By: Barack Obama

Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd.

Date: August 2009

Duration: 7 hours 12 minutes


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.


  • Vincent Rutto

    A thoughtful and insightful read into the life of a man who would eventually become the leader of the free world. It takes even more meaning given that it was written many years before he ever became Illinois Senator.

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