The Audacity of Hope

The Audacity of Hope

Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

Book - 2008
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The junior senator from Illinois discusses how to transform U.S. politics, calling for a return to America's original ideals and revealing how they can address such issues as globalization and the function of religion in public life.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2008, c2006
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed
ISBN: 9780307455871
Branch Call Number: E901.1.O23 A3 2008b
Characteristics: 448 p. ; 18 cm


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Jan 16, 2021

I can't even imagine reading a book by such a useless person.

Sep 24, 2020

The Dem's latest star reflects on DC politics with wit and humor, resurrecting the vision of our forefathers from the ashes of Washington's latest folly.

Jun 06, 2019

Excellent book! Barack Obama has an excellent point of view and incredible ideas. His point of view is one worth listening to or reading. The audiobook is read by Barack.

Apr 23, 2019

I listened to the audio-book/CD format of this book included in "The Essential Barack Obama" two book set (also including "Dreams From My Father") both read by the author.

In "Audacity of Hope" the reader is given a thorough overview of Obama's political and policy views on a wide array of issues and national concerns. Not only does Obama give his views but he offers possible solutions . In the process, one is given an insightful look at how his mind works on these things and what, as well as why, certain issues are important to him.

Jan 23, 2019

The greatest president in my lifetime.

Nov 06, 2017

I read this before the first election. He tries really hard to make himself out to be a centrist.

Mar 30, 2017

This is a great book if you enjoy learning about politics and history. Barack is a very gifted writer and his passion and education clearly show throughout the book. This is less a biography of him, and more a stance on his passionate views on the future of this nation. The biggest takeaway from this book for me was just how well-balanced he was as a senator and eventually President.

esther_12031211 Aug 18, 2013

This is one of my favorite presidents so I had to read this and its really good he goes into what he knows and believes. Barack Obama is a logical man.

msquietchatty Mar 16, 2013

Only an idiot can say they didn't read a word from the book yet they hate it

aaa5756 Nov 07, 2012

A very good read. I enjoyed this book I would recommend this book for all to read.

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Sep 24, 2020

The Democrats have a star in Barack Obama, as is reflected in his book THE AUDACITY OF HOPE (Crown, $25.00). Within its pages, the junior senator from Illinois reflects on DC politics with wit and humor, offering a vision forward far different than the muddled policies of the Bush administration. Through hope - and up-righted domestic policy - he reasons, we can reclaim the American Dream for ourselves.


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Sep 24, 2020

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