An inspiring story of a modern American icon, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama. With disciplined reporting and a storytelleras eye for revealing detail, Peter Slevin follows Michelle to the White House from her working-class childhood on Chicagoas 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. From the Hardcover edition.Time on Fridays and some evenings was reserved for leadership training sessions and team projects. ... And only if it were sustainable would it make the neighborhood stronger. Michelle introduced these concepts to Allies she recruited from across Chicago, adopting a training manual published by McKnight andanbsp;...
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