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A Promised Land [Ebook] ➢ A Promised Land ➨ Barack Obama – Buyprobolan50.co.uk A riveting deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracyIn the stirring highly anticipated first volume of his presidential A riveting deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracyIn the stirring highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term A Promised PDF \ of his historic presidency—a time of dramatic transformation and turmoilObama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism to the watershed night of November when he was elected th president of the United States becoming the first African American to hold the nation’s highest officeReflecting on the presidency he offers a uniue and thoughtful exploration of both the awesome reach and the limits of presidential power as well as singular insights into the dynamics of US partisan politics and international diplomacy Obama brings readers inside the Oval Office and the White House Situation Room and to Moscow Cairo Beijing and points beyond We are privy to his thoughts as he assembles his cabinet wrestles with a global financial crisis takes the measure of Vladimir Putin overcomes seemingly insurmountable odds to secure passage of the Affordable Care Act clashes with generals about US strategy in Afghanistan tackles Wall Street reform responds to the devastating Deepwater Horizon blowout and authorizes Operation Neptune’s Spear which leads to the death of Osama bin LadenA Promised Land is extraordinarily intimate and introspective—the story of one man’s bet with history the faith of a community organizer tested on the world stage Obama is candid about the balancing act of running for office as a Black American bearing the expectations of a generation buoyed by messages of “hope and change” and meeting the moral challenges of highstakes decisionmaking He is frank about the forces that opposed him at home and abroad open about how living in the White House affected his wife and daughters and unafraid to reveal selfdoubt and disappointment Yet he never wavers from his belief that inside the great ongoing American experiment progress is always possibleThis beautifully written and powerful book captures Barack Obama’s conviction that democracy is not a gift from on high but something founded on empathy and common understanding and built together day by day.

10 thoughts on “A Promised Land

  1. Jack Waters Jack Waters says:

    The $45 cover price is only steep if you don’t consider the implied number humor

  2. Shivani Patel Shivani Patel says:

    Once again I have to let people on here know they should not mess with the rating system. You don't have to like Obama or read his book but please do not leave ratings on Goodreads just to make that known.

    You are allowed to have your opinions but no reason to mess with the GR rating system by giving it a one star (or a 2,3,4,5) if you haven't actually read the book. And that goes for all books. Please do not rate without reading because some people genuinely want to filter and search through ratings for honest reviews - not to see what trolls and haters say. That is all. Hope you have a great day!

  3. Stephanie L Stephanie L says:

    If you think I wouldn't add this after Michelle Obama's Becoming, are we even friends?

  4. Ashley Ashley says:

    I’m so ready for this!!

  5. Meike Meike says:

    I CAN'T WAIT!!!!

  6. ed ed says:

    I honestly cannot wait for this book. I have yet to read Michelle Obama's Becoming, but I know it'll be great because Michelle Obama is amazing.

    In a span of eight years in the White House, Barack Obama had not one scandal or told one lie. Everything he worked his ass for, President Cheeto--I mean Donald Trump--tore it down like it was nothing. Obama brought us together by leading us as the President with hope.


  7. Rhah Rhah says:

    I Can't wait!! By none other than the man who received the Nobel Peace Price after bombing the poorest countries on the planet such as Libya, Somalia, Yemen, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, Iraq, and Mali!
    I personally think Memoires of a War Criminal would've been a more apt title, but I can't wait to read what this most charismatic harbinger of world peace has to say about his efforts to heal divisions and spread democracy. For he certainly did a lot of healing during his 8 years as US President.
    This is supposedly going to be an honest accounting of his presidency, so I'm especially looking forward to the undoubtedly riveting chapters on how he started 5 new wars on top of the existing 2; on the mere 26,171 bombs he dropped in 2016 alone; on the hundreds of thousands of third world people that he erased from existence; on the millions of third world families that were forced to flee their countries due to the effects of his foreign policy; on his intelligence agencies funding and accoutering radical foreign terror organisations; on the murderous effectiveness of his revolutionary Combat Drone Program; on how he was the first US President since WW2 to legalize the use of propaganda on the US public; and many more of his vile deeds.
    This is bound to become an instant classic of political literature!

  8. Stacey Stacey says:

    Oooooooo, gimme gimme gimme!!

  9. Robbie Claravall Robbie Claravall says:

    I need this book yesterday!!!!!

  10. Ashlee Ashlee says:

    Absolutely ready to get my hands on this one!💙🤍🖤

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