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Discover Vice President-elect Kamala Harris's New York Times best-selling book about the core truths that unite us and the shared values that will see us into the future.

The daughter of immigrants and civil rights activists, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris was raised in a California community that cared deeply about social justice. As she rose to prominence as a political leader, her experiences would become her guiding light as she grappled with an array of complex issues and learned to bring a voice to the voiceless.

Now, in The Truths We Hold, Harris reckons with the big challenges we face together. Drawing on the hard-won wisdom and insight from her own career and the work of those who have most inspired her, she communicates a vision of shared struggle, shared purpose and shared values as we confront the great work of our day.

©2019 Kamala Harris (P)2019 Random House Audiobooks

Critic Reviews

"A life story that genuinely entrances." (Los Angeles Times

"Personal integrity shines through every page." (Observer)

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The book the world needs to read or hear right now

Not sure what else to write but have to finish the word limit so will continue to write whatever comes to mind.

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Good Book

Good format and well written book. You will enjoy listening it if you have interest in America's government

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Autobiography of a Human rights Champion

Wish Kamala Harris is able transform her vision into reality. USA is the front runner of the world, where meritocracy thrives. Flaws exists everywhere. But by articulating it openly we are hopeful of finding a solution. Hope the new VP of USA is successful in her endeavour to create a better world.

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Sincere and hands on

I enjoyed this book although certain parts were difficult to relate to since I live in a different country.
I admire the way she tackled and handled every situation, never backing down.

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Extra ordinary and inspiring story

The Truths We Hold is an extra ordinary and inspiring story about how conviction to hold high standards and a purpose in life can help you achieve your goals. It is not fare to say this way but this book is far more enriching and inspiring that Promise Land by Barak Obama and I would say very close to Becoming by Michelle Obama

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  • Vivian Adelene Adram
  • 25-01-21

I’m a huge fan

I loved this book and learning about Ms Harris’s journey so far. It’s been an amazing and inspirational one and I look forward to reading and learning more about and from her!

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  • Rupi
  • 20-11-20

Future president

Can we find our British equivalent please? Fantastic book from a future president. Every school needs a copy

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  • Iris Kol
  • 15-11-20

The woman who made history 2020 election.

Absolutely a must read for everyone to get to know the person behind the headlines. Every word she writes makes a difference and everything she does can be assessed by fact checking.
The best choice of Joe Biden, for running together and change domestic and world politics.
Such an inspiration.
Thanks for this Kamala Harris.

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  • KareNina
  • 19-09-20

Personal, authentic and inspiring

i wasn't sure what to expect from the book when i bought it. But right from the first chapter i found myself captivated by this deeply personal story. i finished the book feeling hopeful about the future of the USA, we will be fine as long as we have compassionate and competent leaders like Kamala Harris. Recommend this book.

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  • 12-09-20

A worthy candidate.

A fascinating insight into Senator and hopefully soon to be VP Harris’s life & career. This woman’s drive tenacity, altruism and fearlessness are inspirational.

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  • Su C.
  • 20-01-21

the excellant truths held by the most excellant p

Rarely have I heared a more excellant truth held by a most excellant person Kamala Harris. That she is now going into high office as vice president to Joe Biden another most excellant person. We have two most excellent people in our high oifices. I look forward to the truths they will most undoubtly will unfold from Jan 20th onward.

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  • Paraskevi
  • 04-02-21

Inspiring book!A must read!

The writer inspires the reader with a detailed narration of her fights, beliefs, ideals and moral drives!Interesting to get to know a little bit of her life too.!Highly recommended!

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  • Lilia M J Bogle
  • 03-01-21

Camila Harris the truth we hold

Beautifully narrated excellent story inspirational and very encouraging
A story of fearless courage inspired by a strong and charismatic mother Who propelled her child to achieve one of her greatest goals.
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  • Simon
  • 30-09-20

I hope she will be the next President of USA

Excellent story! Inspiring! She will make a good leader of a failing country under Trump!

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  • KhayaR
  • 05-01-21

An Informative Book

I found the book informative and a great way to learn about Harris' career path.

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  • Isobel Huntly
  • 02-04-21

Audible optimism

Never more so than know does the world need the good USA
The shadow of the last few years will take some expunging but Kamala Harris represents the decent side. Her story is one of strength, humour and heartbreak but she seems to possess an indomitable spirit. Listening to her book it is a message of hope and hard work
Thoroughly recommend... anything, anything is possible!

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  • 23-03-21

Very important narrative

Excellent important book
A message for the whole world
Gives a sense of hope in bleak times

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  • jitesh
  • 14-03-21

Very remarkable insight into what Kamala has done

Very impressive what Kamala has done todate within the American Legal system. Gives one an idea as to what has influenced Kamala. Shows love and compassion shine and that thinking of others and service to one's fellow brothers and sisters no matter the colour of ones skin one can go far. It's impressive worth a listen.

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  • Krishna 🙏🏾
  • 09-03-21

Inspirational

I found this an incredible book, the way she has been and continues to be determined and focused on the good. A real visionary who has thr influence and more importantly the voice now to change things for the better. Thank you to VP Kamala Harris 🙏🏽

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-12-20

Read like a campaign speech

It seemed as though this book was written by someone else or it had the flavour of a long campaign speech. It didn’t come across as personal, just a glossed over, sugar coated version of someone’s experiences but maybe the purpose wasn’t about being personable. It didn’t hold my attention and I didn’t make it past the first chapter.

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  • Robert H. Rimmer
  • 14-11-20

Great introduction to Vice-President Elect

Kamala Harris shares her life, motivational experiences and ethics. Personal, warm autobiography. Highly recommend it.