About this book
Obama's memoir, written long before his political career began, which is a remarkable story of one man's search for his identity. The son of a black African father and a white American mother, Obama was only 2 when his father walked out. Many years later, he received a phone call from Kenya telling him of his father's death. This set him off on an odyssey to learn the truth of his estranged father's life.
The son of a black African father and a white American mother, Obama was only two years old when his father walked out on the family. Many years later, Obama receives a phone call from Nairobi: his father is dead. This sudden news inspires an emotional odyssey for Obama. This book illuminates Obama's journey.