Michelle Obama in her Own Words

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-14
  • Publisher: PublicAffairs
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The election of Barack Obama has brought worldwide attention not only to what his policies will be, but to what kind of First Lady Michelle Obama will be. Throughout the long campaign season, Michelle Robinson Obama garnered a good amount of attention, kudos and criticism about her words, actions, even her appearance, but few people know what kind of role she will play once she settles into the White House. One clue is to examine her words and statements of the past, and the proposed bookMichelle Obama In Her Own Wordswill show readers who are eager to learn more about Americars"s new history-making First Lady.Michelle Obama In Her Own Wordswill be a book that contains 200-250 quotations arranged in approximately 75 different categories. A short introduction and biography of the new First Lady will precede the quotes. Drawing on quotations from a variety of newspaper and magazine articles, transcripts, speeches, and TV interviews and profiles, the quotations date from Michellers"s career as a high-powered corporate lawyer in Chicago and her high-powered executive jobs in the Chicago Mayorrs"s office and at the University of Chicago, up through the election of November 5th, 2008. Rogak locates and organizes the funny, fascinating, inspiring (and occasionally controversial) words of our future First Lady, on topics such as:bull; Abortion bull; Affirmative Action bull; Balancing career and family bull; Barackrs"s safety bull; Being compared to Jackie Onassis bull; Her childhood bull; Her critics bull; Her fashion sense bull; Hillary Clinton bull; Iraq bull; Racism bull; Rev. Jeremiah Wright bull; Sarah Palin bull; Terrorism bull; The "elitist" tag bull; The Presidential campaign bull; The role of the First Lady bull; Women who have influenced her

Author Biography

Lisa Rogak is the author of more than forty books and hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. She has written biographies of Dr. Robert Atkins, Dan Brown, Shel Silverstein, and Stephen King. She lives in Charleston, South Carolina.

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