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Dreams from My Father - OBAMA Barack - 1995. 
1995 - OBAMA, Barack. Dreams from My Father. (New York): Times Books, (1995). Octavo, original half black cloth gilt, original dust jacket. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $16,000.First edition of President Obama's first book, his "provocative autobiography," warmly inscribed by him in the year of publication, "To Lester "" I really enjoyed our conversation, and wish you the best of luck! Barack Obama, 9/19/95."All men live in the shadow of their fathers""the more distant the father, the deeper the shadow. Barack Obama describes his confrontation with this shadow in his provocative autobiography". and he also persuasively describes the phenomenon of belonging to two different worlds, and thus belonging to neither". At a young age and without much experience as a writer, Barack Obama has bravely tackled the complexities of his remarkable upbringing" (Paul Watkins, New York Times, contemporary review). Stated first edition. Interior clean, middle third of text block lightly creased. Spine rubbed, modest creasing to boards. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and soiled. A very good inscribed copy, rare inscribed by Obama with his full name. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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