|Plot Summary of The Audacity of Hope|
|"The Audacity of Hope is an amazing and inspiring story told by current US senator Barack Obama. The book talks in small part about his background and family upbringing. The stories of his life are used to explain his view on American values, family, government, war and foreign policy. His American mother and grandparents played a strong role in his life and views on the world. His wife and children play a strong role in his life but so does his political drive and ambition.
His rise from a law career to a US senator was remarkable and his attitudes on American ideals and values that have been lost through history are well explained. His views on politics, jobs in America, minorities, immigration and health care are explained. The worldwide information given on countries like Indonesia is informative and well written. There is also important information and personal stories of experiences in Iraq and Russia and the Ukraine."
Colleen Whit, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Audacity of Hope|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Political/social rights fight
- minorities fighting for rights
Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
- politician/elected ruler
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
Biography of famous person?
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Very much smarter than other people
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 1 ()
The Americas (not US):
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Book makes you feel?
Commentary on society?
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Writer's slant towards subject:
- very favorable
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
If this is a kid's book:
- Age 16-Adult
How much dialogue in bio?
- little dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 0-25% of book
How much is philosophy rather than life story?
- 51-75% of book
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