Michelle Obama

Author: Peter Slevin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307958833
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An inspiring story of a modern American icon, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama. With disciplined reporting and a storyteller’s eye for revealing detail, Peter Slevin follows Michelle to the White House from her working-class childhood on Chicago’s largely segregated South Side. He illuminates her tribulations at Princeton University and Harvard Law School during the racially charged 1980s and the dilemmas she faced in Chicago while building a high-powered career, raising a family and helping a young community organizer named Barack Obama become president of the United States. From the lessons she learned in Chicago to the messages she shares as one of the most recognizable women in the world, the story of this First Lady is the story of America. Michelle Obama: A Life is a fresh and compelling view of a woman of unique achievement and purpose. From the Hardcover edition.

Life Michelle Obama

Author: Editors of Life
Publisher: Life
ISBN: 9781603201032
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Before the historic presidential election of 2008, LIFE Books published a best-selling volume entitled The American Journey of Barack Obama. In researching that book, the editors came to be deeply impressed not only by the exotic story of the candidate himself but also by the life and personality of the woman who would, if Obama were to prevail, enter the White House at his side. Michelle Robinson, the daughter of a Chicago municipal worker-and, in fact, a woman with slavery represented in her family tree-had risen to be educated in the Ivy League and was already embarked upon a successful legal career back in theWindy City before she ever met Barack Obama.Once she did, these two bright, charismatic young people influenced each other and rose together in Chicago politics. The rest, as they say, is history. As the nation came to know Michelle Obama, the nation fell for her-and for Malia and Sasha as well (plus now, of course, Bo). The same has happened on the world stage, where it has been observed that Michelle, with her vivacity and sense of style, has sometimes eclipsed her husband in the way that Jackie Kennedy outshone JFK back in the early 1960s. Meantime, Michelle has been out and about in Washington, working at the food bank, tending the garden, shepherding the kids. That, too, is part of the story-and all of it is here, in words and vibrant pictures, in LIFE's Michelle Obama: A Portrait of the First Lady. This is Michelle's story, from her girlhood to her current crucial role. It is not the story of the President's wife. It is the complete, illustrated biography of one of the most intriguing and captivating women in America.

Becoming

Author: Michelle Obama
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241334152
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An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States 'A genuine page-turner, full of intimacies and reflections' Evening Standard 'A polished pearl of a memoir' New York Times 'A rich, entertaining and candid memoir. And overall Obama's a fun person to sit alongside as she tells you the story of her life . . . it is as beautifully written as any piece of fiction' i In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America - the first African-American to serve in that role - she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. Along the way, she showed us a few dance moves, crushed Carpool Karaoke, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare. In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world's most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it - in her own words and on her own terms. Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations - and whose story inspires us to do the same. 'Offers new insights into her upbringing on the south side of Chicago and the highs and lows of life with Barack Obama. . . a refreshing level of honesty about what politics really did to her. I have read Barack Obama's two books so far, and this is like inserting a missing piece of reality into the narrative of his dizzying journey' Guardian 'I found myself lifting my jaw from my chest at the end of every other chapter . . . this was not the Obama I thought I knew. She was more' Independent 'An inspirational memoir that also rings true' Daily Telegraph

Michelle Obama

Author: Michelle Obama
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780982375631
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Michelle Obama has quickly become one of the most influential and respected women in America. This book is a collection of her most personal and inspirational speeches, given over the course of a year and a half, on the Obama's historic journey to the White House. In her own words, Michelle Obama talks about her beliefs, her upbringing, and her values.

Michelle Obama

Author: Elizabeth Lightfoot
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493041339
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There is no one quite like her. Michelle Obama. This is the first book to tell the astonishing story of a woman whose intellect, verbal flair, and poise are certain to make her one of the most influential First Ladies in history. A woman whose remark, “For the first time in my adult life I am really proud of my country,” did her husband's campaign no good. A woman whose impassioned speech to the Democratic National Convention may have helped win him the Oval Office. A woman touted as a future presidential candidate herself. Readers are given a revealing and intimate look at Michelle Obama's remarkable life—from her Chicago childhood to her education at Princeton and Harvard, from how she first met Barack Obama at the prestigious law firm where they were the only African-Americans, to her role as his closest adviser, and to her own political beliefs. For Michelle, family comes first, and—like so many women who struggle between family and career—she seriously weighed her husband's presidential ambitions before giving her stamp of approval. Apparently she struck a hard bargain: he had to give up smoking.

Celebrating First Lady Michelle Obama In Pictures

Author: Jane Katirgis
Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 9780766036529
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"Photographs illustrate the life of Michelle Obama from childhood with a focus on her role as first lady of the United States"--Provided by publisher.

Life Michelle Obama

Author: The Editors of LIFE
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment
ISBN: 1547845880
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The Editors of LIFE Magazine present LIFE Michelle Obama.

Michelle Obama

Author: Jill C. Wheeler
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
ISBN: 161784831X
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This book introduces young readers to the life of Michelle Obama, beginning with her childhood in Chicago, Illinois. Readers will become familiar with her strong, intelligent personality as they learn about her years at Princeton University and Harvard Law School, her career as a lawyer and later a community service worker, her marriage to Barack Obama, and her life as a mother to her daughters Malia and Sasha. Details of Mrs. ObamaÍs years as a political wife are also discussed, which include her work on her husbandÍs campaign during the 2008 election and her assent to First Lady. The historic significance of Mrs. Obama as the first African-American First Lady is also highlighted. Full-color photos accompany the easy-to-read text. Extras include a sidebar, a timeline, fun facts, an index, and a glossary. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Female Force Michelle Obama

Author: Neal Bailey
Publisher: Bluewater Productions
ISBN: 1427638853
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Recounts in graphic novel format how Michelle Robinson, who came from a modest neighborhood in Chicago, became a Harvard-educated lawyer and the wife of Barack Obama, and describes her role in his rise to the presidency.

Michelle Obama

Author: David Colbert
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547247700
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Recounts how Michelle Robinson, who came from a modest neighborhood in Chicago, became a Harvard-educated lawyer and the wife of Barack Obama, and describes her role in his rise to the presidency.