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Michelle Obama

A Life

by Peter Slevin

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This is the inspiring story of a modern American icon, 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.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:
Vintage
Publication Date:
2015

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Peter Slevin (Author)

PETER SLEVIN spent a decade on the national staff of The Washington Post before joining Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, where he is an associate professor. He has written extensively about Barack and Michelle Obama, as well ...

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