Michelle Obama : first lady of hope / Elizabeth Lightfoot.

By: Lightfoot, ElizabethMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, c2009Description: xxx, 210 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 9781599215211; 1599215217Subject(s): Obama, Michelle, 1964- | Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography | Legislators' spouses -- United States -- Biography | African American women lawyers -- Biography | African American women -- Biography | African American lawyers -- Biography | Chicago (Ill.) -- BiographyDDC classification: 973.932092 | B LOC classification: E909.O24 | L54 2009
Contents:
How this book came to be -- Michelle Obama -- Taking her seat at the table -- The Ivy years -- Working toward a world as it should be -- You and I (we can conquer the world) -- This First Lady's first job : mom -- Skin as tough as a rhinoceros hide -- The color purple -- Questions of race, gender, and age -- A new landscape -- Michelle Obama everywhere -- The home stretch -- Crossing the finish line.
Summary: A revealing look at Michelle Obama's life, from her Chicago childhood and her education at Princeton and Harvard, to how she first met Barack Obama, and to her role as his closest adviser.
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A revealing look at Michelle Obama's life, from her Chicago childhood and her education at Princeton and Harvard, to how she first met Barack Obama, and to her role as his closest adviser.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-199) and index.

How this book came to be -- Michelle Obama -- Taking her seat at the table -- The Ivy years -- Working toward a world as it should be -- You and I (we can conquer the world) -- This First Lady's first job : mom -- Skin as tough as a rhinoceros hide -- The color purple -- Questions of race, gender, and age -- A new landscape -- Michelle Obama everywhere -- The home stretch -- Crossing the finish line.

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Elizabeth Lightfoot holds a B.A. in English and American Literature from Harvard University and a M.S. in journalism from Columbia University

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