Award-winning photographer Callie Shell presents an intimate and moving portrait of Barack and Michelle Obama and the presidency that made history. This unique look behind the curtains spans more than eight years, following the journey from the Obama’s family home in Chicago to the most powerful house in the United States.
An in-depth introduction written and read by Shell is followed by a collection of personal stories from her time spent with the Obamas. These uniquely intimate anecdotes are interwoven with inspiring excerpts from live speeches by Barack and Michelle Obama, that reveal their warmth, compassion, and unending commitment to service.
Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas, the audiobook, provides an affecting and deeply personal insight into this extraordinary couple who inspired and empowered millions of people around the world.
The audiobook edition features the following recordings of live speeches, among others:
Democratic National Convention, Denver, Colorado, USA, August 25, 2008 Democratic National Convention, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, September 4, 2012 State of the Union Address, United States House of Representatives, Washington, DC, USA, January 28, 2014 United Nations General Assembly, New York City, New York, USA, September 24, 2014 State of the Union Address, United States House of Representatives, Washington, DC, USA, January 13, 2016 Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, July 27, 2016 Interview with Oprah Winfrey, the White House, Washington, DC, USA, December 19, 2016 (Audio Courtesy of Harpo. Inc.) Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, Johannesburg, South Africa, July 17, 2018