The Audacity of Hope

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“You can sense instinctively why Obama invites devotion” (Peter Preston Observer)

“At a time when America’s standing in the world has sunk to unprecedented depths . . . his book aims at a missile of decency at the White House” (Nicolas Shakespeare Telegraph)

“Offers readers on this side of the Atlantic a window not just into the mind of one of America’s most exciting politicians, but into the political landscope of the post-Bush era” (David Lammy Guardian)

Barack Obama was elected President of the United States on November 4, 2008. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Dreams from My Father and The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream.

Barack Obama’s success in becoming President of the United States meant that he dramatically changed the face that his country presented to the world.

In this bestselling book, Barack Obama discusses 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.

With intimacy and self-deprecating humour, Obama describes his experiences as a politician and balancing his family life with his public vocation. His search for consensus and his respect for the democratic process inform every sentence. A senator and a lawyer, a professor and a father, a Christian and a sceptic, Barack Obama has written a book of transforming power that will inspire people the world over.

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Barack Obama’s success in becoming President of the United States meant that he dramatically changed the face that his country presented to the world.

In this bestselling book, Barack Obama discusses 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.

With intimacy and self-deprecating humour, Obama describes his experiences as a politician and balancing his family life with his public vocation. His search for consensus and his respect for the democratic process inform every sentence. A senator and a lawyer, a professor and a father, a Christian and a sceptic, Barack Obama has written a book of transforming power that will inspire people the world over.

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