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Also by Barack Obama:

Of Thee I Sing, November 2010
Hardcover
The Inaugural Address, 2009, February 2009
Hardcover
Change We Can Believe In, September 2008
Paperback
The Audacity of Hope, July 2008
Paperback
The Audacity of Hope, November 2007
Paperback
Dreams from My Father, January 2007
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The Audacity of Hope, October 2006
Hardcover
Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, August 2004
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The Audacity of Hope
Barack Obama

Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

Crown
October 2006
On Sale: October 17, 2006
288 pages
ISBN: 0307237699
EAN: 9780307237699
Hardcover
$25.00
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Non-Fiction Memoir

In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. One phrase in particular anchored itself in listeners’ minds, a reminder that for all the discord and struggle to be found in our history as a nation, we have always been guided by a dogged optimism in the future, or what Senator Obama called “the audacity of hope.”

Now, in The Audacity of Hope, 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 improbable experiment in 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 also writes, with surprising intimacy and self-deprecating humor, about settling in as a senator, seeking to balance the demands of public service and family life, and his own deepening religious commitment.

At the heart of this book is Senator Obama’s vision of how we can move beyond our divisions to tackle concrete problems. 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 plays in a democracy–where it is vital and where it must never intrude. Underlying his stories about family, friends, members of the Senate, even the president, is a vigorous search for connection: the foundation for a radically hopeful political consensus.

A senator and a lawyer, a professor and a father, a Christian and a skeptic, and above all a student of history and human nature, Senator Obama has written a book of transforming power. Only by returning to the principles that gave birth to our Constitution, he says, can Americans repair a political process that is broken, and restore to working order a government that has fallen dangerously out of touch with millions of ordinary Americans. Those Americans are out there, he writes–“waiting for Republicans and Democrats to catch up with them.”

Media Buzz

Inside Edition - March 13, 2008
All Things Considered - March 4, 2008
The View - February 14, 2008
Daily Show with Jon Stewart - February 11, 2008
Early Show - January 7, 2008
Daily Show with Jon Stewart - August 22, 2007
Morning Edition - August 15, 2007
Late Show with David Letterman - May 29, 2007
Late Show with David Letterman - April 9, 2007
The O'Reilly Factor - March 27, 2007
Late Show with David Letterman - January 18, 2007
Anderson Cooper 360 - January 16, 2007
Conan O'Brien - December 29, 2006
Oprah - December 28, 2006
Today - December 18, 2006
NewsHour with Jim Lehrer - December 11, 2006
Tonight Show with Jay Leno - December 1, 2006
On The Media - November 4, 2006
Talk of the Nation - November 2, 2006
On The Media - October 28, 2006
Tavis Smiley - October 23, 2006
Good Morning America - October 23, 2006
Meet the Press - October 22, 2006
Countdown with Keith Olbermann - October 20, 2006
Diane Rehm Show - NPR - October 20, 2006
Charlie Rose - October 19, 2006
Larry King Live - October 19, 2006
All Things Considered - October 19, 2006
Today - October 19, 2006
Oprah - October 18, 2006

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