The Resource Michelle : a biography, Liza Mundy

Michelle : a biography, Liza Mundy

Label
Michelle : a biography
Title
Michelle
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Liza Mundy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Washington Post writer Liza Mundy paints a revealing and intimate portrait of the most dynamic couple in politics today: Michelle, the highly organized, sometimes intimidating, list-making pragmatist; and Barack, the introspective political charmer who shoots for the stars. Michelle's story carries all the achievements and lingering pain of the post-civil rights era. She grew up on the south side of Chicago, in a neighborhood rocked by white flight. She went to Harvard Law School, became a corporate lawyer, then left to train community leaders. She can be funny and sharp-tongued, warm and blunt, empathic and demanding. Her relationship with Barack, like many couples with two careers and two children, has been strained at times by his political climb. In this carefully reported biography, drawing upon interviews with more than one hundred people, including one with Michelle herself, Mundy captures the complexity of this remarkable woman and the remarkable life she has lived.--From publisher description
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mundy, Liza
Dewey number
  • 328.73092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
E901.1.O24
LC item number
M86 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obama, Michelle
  • Obama, Barack
  • African American women
  • Women lawyers
  • African American women lawyers
  • Legislators' spouses
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Label
Michelle : a biography, Liza Mundy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-217)
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
217 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416599432
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008033595
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • ocn232127364
  • (OCoLC)232127364
Label
Michelle : a biography, Liza Mundy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-217)
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
217 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416599432
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008033595
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • ocn232127364
  • (OCoLC)232127364

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