President Barack Obama's #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of his childhood and young adult years, a compelling journey through family, race and identity, is now adapted for young people. Includes a new introduction from the author, a new full-colour plate section and a family tree
A revealing portrait of a young Black man asking questions about self-discovery and belonging - long before he became one of the most important voices in America.
"An American classic, written with grace and precision"
"Extraordinary ... It's unique. It's his. There are no other ones like that"
"Thoughtful, moving and brilliantly written"
"Obama has written a memoir ... that evokes the anguish of miscegenation yet culminates in a cry of faith in human community ... Obama is a born narrator, with a mastery of colour, scene and personality, deftly stirring them into the melting pot of a shared American identity. Rarely has that identity found so vivid a portraitist"