Black Issues Book Review. Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p18-21. 4p. 2 Color Photographs.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY, UNITED States legislators, and AFRICAN American legislators
Deals with the potential of the memoir "Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance," by African American Senator Barack Obama to become a U.S. classic. Contribution of the book to his political career; His efforts in winning a seat in Congress; Challenges faced by the senator; Reaction of critics to the memoir.