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2009 Selection

The Chancellor's Reading Club selection for 2009 is Dreams from My Father, by Barack Obama.

About the Author

Barack Obama was elected the 44th president of the United States of America in November 2008, the first African American to serve in that office. More...

About the Selection

Dreams from My Father is a memoir written long before Obama became nationally known.  It recounts and reflects upon his background, which embodies many of the hopes and contradictions of the American experience. More...

Where to Find the Selection

Incoming freshmen must purchase Dreams from My Father and read it before Orientation begins in August.  Dreams from My Father can be found on sale at the FSU Bookstore.

Purchase a copy at First Steps!

Dreams from My Father is also widely available at bookstores and online.

Reading Club Assignment

Entering freshmen, your initial Reading Club assignment is to:

  1. purchase a copy of Dreams from My Father, by Barack Obama;
  2. read the first six chapters before you arrive on campus August 15;
  3. participate in a discussion during Orientation Week. Review the linked discussion questions.
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