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The Resource Michelle Obama : a life, Peter B. Slevin

Michelle Obama : a life, Peter B. Slevin

Label
Michelle Obama : a life
Title
Michelle Obama
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Peter B. Slevin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY: HISTORICAL, POLITICAL & MILITARY. Richly detailed and written with elan, a powerfully inspiring story: the first comprehensive account of the life and times of arguably the most unlikely first lady in the nation's history, an African American descended from slaves and of less-than-privileged background. Born January 17, 1964 -- less than six months after Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington -- Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama was raised on the South Side of Chicago, where her father (who would later succumb to MS) was a city water-plant worker and her mother, a secretary for Spiegel catalog
Summary
Here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama, a woman of achievement and purposeā€”and the most unlikely first lady in modern American history
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10409845
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Slevin, Peter B
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obama, Michelle
  • African American lawyers
  • Presidents' spouses
  • African American women lawyers
Target audience
adult
Label
Michelle Obama : a life, Peter B. Slevin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-399) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Chicago's Promise -- 2.South Side -- 3.Destiny Not Yet Written -- 4.Orange and Blackness -- 5.Progress in Everything and Nothing -- 6.Finding the Right Thing -- 7.Assets and Deficits -- 8.A Little Tension with That -- 9.Just Don't Screw It Up -- 10.I'm Pretty Convincing -- 11.Veil of Impossibility -- 12.Nothing Would Have Predicted -- 13.Between Politics and Sanity -- 14.Simple Gifts -- 15.I Am No Different from You
Control code
000054565715
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
418 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307949318
Lccn
2014041100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)893974456
Label
Michelle Obama : a life, Peter B. Slevin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-399) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Chicago's Promise -- 2.South Side -- 3.Destiny Not Yet Written -- 4.Orange and Blackness -- 5.Progress in Everything and Nothing -- 6.Finding the Right Thing -- 7.Assets and Deficits -- 8.A Little Tension with That -- 9.Just Don't Screw It Up -- 10.I'm Pretty Convincing -- 11.Veil of Impossibility -- 12.Nothing Would Have Predicted -- 13.Between Politics and Sanity -- 14.Simple Gifts -- 15.I Am No Different from You
Control code
000054565715
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
418 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307949318
Lccn
2014041100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)893974456

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