“MY HEART IS FILLED WITH LOVE FOR THIS COUNTRY”: THE AUDACITY OF HOPE, SIGNED BY FUTURE PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA AND FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA
OBAMA, Barack. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream. New York: Crown, (2006). Octavo, original black paper boards, original dust jacket. $6500.
First edition, first printing, boldly signed on the title page one month before the election by future President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.
Obama calls for "a different brand of politics—a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship…a politics rooted in the faith, inclusiveness, and nobility of spirit at the heart of 'our improbable experiment in democracy.'" Laid in color photograph and printing of a newspaper column indicating that this book was signed by the Obamas in Columbus during an October 10, 2008 campaign rally.
A fine copy, quite scarce signed by both the President and the First Lady.