A Promised Land tells the story of Barack Obama’s journey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world. It is a stirring account of history in the making, written by one who has made history himself.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to learn about the life of Barack Obama. It tells the story of his journey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world.
- It is an interesting perspective on the life of Barack Obama.
- It provides great insights into his personal thoughts and feelings during critical moments throughout his life.
- It is a very well written biography that is easy to read and understand.
- It is a long book.
- It can be repetitive at times.
- Some readers may find Obama’s writing style difficult to follow.
Learn more about the author
Obama is the 44th president of the United States and the first African American to hold the office. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 4, 1961, to parents from Kenya and Kansas. After graduating from Columbia University in 1983, Obama worked as a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree from Harvard University in 1991. He then returned to Chicago, where he became a civil rights lawyer and an assistant professor at theUniversity of Chicago Law School. In 1995 Obama announced his candidacy for Illinois State Senate; he won election four years later and ascended to national prominence with a stirring speech atthe Democratic National Conventionin 2004. The following year he began seeking the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination; after winning that raceby a wide marginhe became America’s 44thpresidenton January 20 2009.
“A Promised Land is an incredibly powerful book. Barack Obama has written a rich and compelling story of his personal journey, while also providing keen insights into the larger forces that have shaped our times. This is one of those rare books that will inspire readers on both a personal and political level.”
“I’m not typically a biography reader, but I absolutely loved this book! It was an amazing read and gave great insight into the mind of our current president. I would highly recommend it to anyone.”
“A Promised Land Tells an Inspiring, American Story”
“This beautifully written and powerful book is a must read for anyone interested in understanding not just Barack Obama, but what it means to be an American leader. It provides fascinating insights into both the personal and political aspects of Obama’s life and career.”