Becoming
(Audiobook CD)

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Published
[New York, N.Y.] : Random House Audio, Inc. :, 2018.
ISBN
9780525633679, 0525633677, 9780525633693, 0525633693
Lexile measure
1170L
Status
Oak Brook Public Library - Adult Book On CD Non-Fiction
CD 921 OBAMA, M.

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Format
Audiobook CD
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
16 audio discs (19 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
9780525633679
Accelerated Reader
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Level 8, 29 Points
Lexile measure
1170

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Title from container.
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Compact discs.
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Read by the author.
Description
"An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States. When she was a little girl, Michelle Robinson's world was the South Side of Chicago, where she and her brother, Craig, shared a bedroom in their family's upstairs apartment and played catch in the park, and where her parents, Fraser and Marian Robinson, raised her to be outspoken and unafraid. But life soon look her much further afield, from the halls of Princeton, where she learned for the first time what if felt like to be the only black woman in a room, to the glassy office tower where she worked as a high-powered corporate lawyer--and where, one summer morning, a law student named Barack Obama appeared in her office and upended all her carefully made plans. Here, for the first time, Michelle Obama describes the early years of her marriage as she struggles to balance her work and family with her husband's fast-moving political career. She takes us inside their private debate over whether he should make a run for the presidency and her subsequent role as a popular but oft-criticized figure during his campaign. Narrating with grace, good humor, and uncommon candor, she provides a vivid, behind-the-scenes account of her family's history-making launch into the global limelight as well as their life inside the White House over eight momentous years--as she comes to know her country and her country comes to know her. [This book] takes us through modest Iowa kitchens and ballrooms at Buckingham Palace, through moments of heart-stopping grief and profound resilience, bringing us deep into the soul of a singular, groundbreaking figure in history as she strives to live authentically, marshaling her personal strength and voice in service of a set of higher ideals. In telling her story with honesty and boldness, she issues a challenge to the rest of us: Who are we and who do we want to become?"--Dust jacket.
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AUDIOBOOK CD

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APA Citation (style guide)

Obama, M. (2018). Becoming. Unabridged. [New York, N.Y.]: Random House Audio, Inc..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Obama, Michelle, 1964-. 2018. Becoming. [New York, N.Y.]: Random House Audio, Inc..

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Obama, Michelle, 1964-, Becoming. [New York, N.Y.]: Random House Audio, Inc., 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Obama, Michelle. Becoming. Unabridged. [New York, N.Y.]: Random House Audio, Inc., 2018.

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