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Michelle Obama in Her Own Words

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In time for MotherOCOs DayOCothe companion book to the "New York Times" bestseller "Barack Obama in His Own Words"
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ebook, 170 pages
Published May 14th 2014 by PublicAffairs (first published November 24th 2008)
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Title: Michelle Obama : In Her Own Wigs
Ok, Michelle, you're bald as a billiard ball, but do you need 4,000 wigs? Won't 2,500 do the trick ? Applaud liberal media for Not Saying Anything. And, I am tired of your one dress "pattern" that shows off your muscular armpits. ~~ Otherwise, as Nancy Mitford would say, you're a perfect darling.
France
I chose to read this book because I’m quite interested in biographies because it reveals the true life-style well-known people live, rather than what reality TV shows show us. Also this book caught my eye because everything that’s written in this book is quoted from Michelle Obama herself.

This book covers the ‘a diary, biography or autobiography’ category on the book blog bingo board. I was really interested in completing this category as I really enjoy reading books about true stories. I starte
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Rachael
I knew better then to waste my time on this, but I did read it... and really - there isn't anything productive to say about it. I will file it in the fire starter pile, then I will feel I got a little bit of a return from the book.
Darlene
Oct 09, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Very disappointing. This is just a compilation of all her media quotes.
Jacquelyn Smith
Oct 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a easy one, Michelle tell you I am first a mother, then a wife and now the roll
as the first lady. If you have children, a husband, and pet then you can understand her words.
But this is the first lady, she also have other duties on top. I enjoyed this I take it out every once in while to read.
Fredrick Danysh
Rogak has put together a collection of Mrs. Obama's statements from various sources. Many of these reflect Obama's belief that her ethnicity is more important that her nationality and that she should be a privileged or special person. None of her statements changed my opinion about the family. but one must understand the people on the other side.
Kathleen Cross
An OK read. It is compiled out of her many interviews she has given up to around 2008. Very high standards and she appears to be a very genuine person. Supports her husband and children as her main focus in life.
Itsjuliaeliza
May 11, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was an excellent book of quotes that gave me an inssight into the extraordinary mind of the First Lady. I enhoyed her sense of humour and her honesty. Definitely recommended for a short, light read
Rohullah
Jul 23, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2010, english
It is a great book, miraculously, the writer put to gather some of the Michelle Obama’s best contemplation and idea’s. Michelle Obama is really a special first lady and Obama family is a unique family living in white house.
Traci
Mar 15, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
It was interesting to see into how Michelle Obama feels about different issues.
Susan
Sep 27, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
interesting....
Michelle
Jan 16, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: people, non-fiction
How to write a book like this: Google search "Michelle Obama + topic of choice."
The quotes were good, but they hardly constitute a full book.
Kimberly Jingwen
I would read a full biography first. But still a lot of insights on Michelle's perspective on different things.
estar*
Nov 19, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loved this short collection of Mrs. Obama's words. Smart, funny lady. Also, #relationshipgoals
MJ
Reading this book was such a powerful antidote to the ugliness that is happening in Washington today. Thank you, Michelle!
Enrique
Sep 26, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Beautiful!
Taf Teh
Nov 21, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Collection of truly inspiring quotes from her speeches or interviews, which summarize (and highlight) her true self and Obama's and their overwhelming philosophies of changhing the world's perception.
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Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is the wife of the forty-fourth President of the United States, Barack Obama, and is the first African-American First Lady of the United States.

She was born and grew up on the South Side of Chicago and graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School. After completing her formal education, she returned to Chicago and accepted a position with the law firm
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