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  • Promise Me, Dad

  • A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose
  • By: Joe Biden
  • Narrated by: Joe Biden
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,030
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,744
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,730

In November 2014, 13 members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had been celebrating for the past 40 years; it was the one constant in what had become a hectic, scrutinized, and overscheduled life. The Thanksgiving holiday was a much-needed respite, a time to connect, a time to reflect on what the year had brought, and what the future might hold. But this year felt different from all those that had come before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Sad Memoir

  • By Jean on 12-02-17

Wonderful Memoir of one of the most difficult years for the former VP

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-23-17

This book is wonderful. Definitely don’t read in public! No one should have to bury their children. I had no idea Biden lost his first wife and a daughter earlier in his life! Such a tragic, beautiful life this man has had. I have so much respect for him. I wish he would have run, but i totally understand why he didn’t.

The only issue i had with this was that It seemed there was a different narrator at certain points. It was a little distracting.

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