The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

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Vintage Books, 2008 - 448 стор.
Senator Obama calls for a different brand of politics - a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the "endless clash of armies" we see in Congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the faith, inclusiveness, and nobility of spirit at the heart of our democracy. He explores those forces - from the fear of losing, to the perpetual need to raise money, to the power of the media - that can stifle even the best-intentioned politician. He examines the growing economic insecurity of American families, the racial and religious tensions within the body politic, and the transnational threats - from terrorism to pandemic - that gather beyond our shores. And he grapples with the role that faith playsin a democracy. Only by returning to the principles that gave birth to our Constitution, he says, can Americans repair a broken political process, and restore to working order a government dangerously out of touch with millions of ordinary Americans --Description de l'éditeur.

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Рецензія користувача  - MrDickie - www.librarything.com

Published while Mr. Obama was a United States Senator. He discusses the many issues confronting the nation and outlines his suggestions for changes that need to be made in order to improve the situation. Читати огляд повністю

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If you havent known President Obamas biography youll never understand him. Beautifully written this is a trip to his roots and beginnings. I recommend to every one. Читати огляд повністю

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Про автора (2008)

BARACK OBAMA was elected President of the United States on November 4, 2008. He is the author of one previous book, the New York Times bestseller Dreams from My Father.

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