Becoming

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Becoming by Michelle Obama

By Michelle Obama

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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.

Reviews

02 May 2019

d4diane

An inspirational read that we all enjoyed. Many of us downloaded the audio version too and as it is read by Michelle you get a unique feel for the book. My book group, The Bookclub Dozen read this book and we were all still discussing it two hours later!
We used the questions shared by the publisher and it made for an interesting debate during the evening.
We were also very lucky to see Michelle Obama at the O2 and wow what an evening. The icing on the cake after reading this book.

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