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Rep. Keith Ellison’s autobiography to be published in September

Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison has written an autobiography that will be published Sept. 24 by Gallery Books/Karen Hunter Publishing.

“My Country, ‘Tis of Thee” is the title of the book by the fourth-term Congress member, who is black, Latino and a former Catholic who converted to Islam.

He is also the first Muslim elected to Congress.

Pre-publication information says the book is:

 Filled with anecdotes, statistics, and social commentary, Ellison touches on everything from the Tea Party to Obama, from race to the immigration debate and more. He also draws some very clear distinctions between parties and shows why the deep polarization is unhealthy for America. Deeply patriotic, with My Country ’Tis of Thee, Ellison strives to help define what it means to be an American today.

Pre-order price for Kindle is $10.67; hardcover is $15.21 at Amazon.

Comments (2)

  1. Submitted by James Hamilton on 05/06/2013 - 05:20 pm.

    He’s only 50

    Shouldn’t he wait until he does something?

  2. Submitted by Steve Rose on 05/07/2013 - 02:58 pm.


    That is a different approach, writing the prequel before the story.

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