Michelle Obama : first lady of hope / Elizabeth Lightfoot.
By: Lightfoot, Elizabeth.Material type: BookPublisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, c2009Description: xxx, 210 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781599215211; 1599215217.Subject(s): Obama, Michelle, 1964- | Obama, Barack | African American women -- Biography | African Americans -- Biography | African American women lawyers -- Biography | African American lawyers -- Biography | Legislators' spouses -- United States -- Biography | Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography | Chicago (Ill.) -- BiographyDDC classification: 328.73092
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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.