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The meaning of Michelle : 16 writers on the iconic First Lady and how her journey inspires our own / edited by Veronica Chambers.

Chambers, Veronica, (editor.).

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  • 12 of 12 copies available at SC LENDS.

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AHJ - Hardeeville Branch BIO OBAMA (Text) 30365101058981 Adult Biography Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library B Obama Michelle (Text) 22960001416089 Adult Biography Available -
Anderson - Powdersville Branch B Obama Michelle (Text) 22960001322717 Adult Biography Available -
Anderson - Westside Branch B Obama Michelle (Text) 22960001416097 Adult Biography Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch B OBAMA (Text) 0530005903756 Adult Biography Collection Available -
Calhoun - Main Library B OBAMA (Text) 30102100707015 Adult Biography Available -
Chesterfield - Matheson Memorial B OBA (Text) 30493100999029 Adult Fiction Available -
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Colleton - Main Library B Obama, Michelle (Text) 3010306821 Adult Biography Available -
Harvin-Clarendon - Library 921 Me (Text) 208091000716580 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Lancaster - Indian Land Branch B OBAMA (Text) 30553103326726 Adult Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250114969
  • Physical Description: xiii, 220 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface / Ava Duvernay -- Introduction: Homegirls / Veronica Chambers -- Michelle in high cotton / Benilde Little -- Crushing on Michelle : or, The unapologetic power of Blackness / Damon Young -- The composer and the brain : a conversation about music, marriage, power, creativity, partnership ... and the Obamas / Alicia Hall Moran and Jason Moran -- Lady O and King Bey / Brittney Cooper -- We go way back / Ylonda Gault Caviness -- Two Black first ladies walk into a room / Chirlane McCray -- Becoming the wife / Cathi Hanauer -- On being flawlessly imperfect / Tiffany Dufu -- She slays : Michelle Obama & the power of dressing like you mean it / Tanisha C. Ford -- Cooking with a narrative / Marcus Samuelsson -- Michelle Obama : representational justice / Sarah Lewis -- The freedom to be yourself / Karen Hill Anton -- She loves herself when she is laughing : Michelle Obama, taking down a stereotype and co-creating a presidency / Rebecca Carroll -- The best of wives and best of women / Phillipa Soo -- Making space / Roxane Gay.
Summary, etc.:
"Michelle Obama is unlike any other First Lady in American History. From her first moments on the public stage, she has challenged traditional American notions about what it means to be beautiful, to be strong, to be fashion-conscious, to be healthy, to be First Mom, to be a caretaker and hostess, and to be partner to the most powerful man in the world. As Hillary Clinton has said, admiringly about Michelle Obama, our soon to be ex-First Lady exemplifies "the ideal concept of American womanhood." What is remarkable is that, at 52, she is just getting started. A rollicking, lively dinner-party conversation about race, class, marriage, creativity, womanhood, and what it means to be American today, [this book] offers a parting gift for a landmark moment in American history." -- Dust jacket.
Subject: Obama, Michelle, 1964-
Presidents' spouses > United States > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays.
Genre: Essays.
Biographies.

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