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Michelle Obama : a life

by Slevin, Peter B.

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A comprehensive portrait of the First Lady describes her working-class upbringing on Chicago's South Side, her education at Princeton and Harvard during the racially charged 1980s, and her marriage to the future forty-fourth president. Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Chicago's promise
  • South Side
  • Destiny not yet written
  • Orange and blackness
  • Progress in everything and nothing
  • Finding the right thing
  • Assets and deficits
  • A little tension with that
  • Just don't screw it up
  • I'm pretty convincing
  • Veil of impossibility
  • Nothing would have predicted
  • Between politics and sanity
  • Simple gifts
  • I am no different from you.