Becoming

Becoming

Audiobook CD - 2018
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In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private. A deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] :, Random House Audio, Inc.,, [2018]
Description: 16 audio discs (19 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in
Copyright Date: ℗2018
ISBN: 9780525633679
0525633677
Branch Call Number: SWCD 973.932092 Oba
Additional Contributors: Obama, Michelle, 1964- Becoming

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misatim
Jun 17, 2019

A well written story but just not that interesting, I think she wrote it more for her children then the world

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dougbrooks
May 21, 2019

Listening to this book, in Mrs. Obama's own voice, was mesmerizing.

OPL_MichelleC Apr 11, 2019

I love her more, if that's possible. I admire her more, if that's possible.

Mrs. Obama honestly shares the trials of the campaign life, the brutal scrutiny of the media and public eye, the burden of raising young children in the White House, her love story with Barack, her ambition for better - for her, her girls, everyone.

This was absolutely a journey of a memoir. It was beautiful and captivating. I cried a LOT. I loved the way she tied a story of her adulthood to her childhood, reflecting on how our life is connected and there are always lessons to be learned. Within the ups and downs of everything, Mrs. Obama manages to offer practical hope for the future.

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0035733302k
Mar 26, 2019

I cried, I laughed.
The audiobook was in her own voice. I could Identify with her words on so many levels.
Her integrity and authenticity was so, so impressive.
I highly recommend the book, audiobook, anything that she writes.

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10000mefest
Mar 25, 2019

So very good on so many levels! So much to learn and identify with in Michelles's story. She explores in great detail the phases of her life. I certainly learned a lot and came away inspired and motivated. Very Recommended.

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gruszczynski
Mar 24, 2019

I laughed, I cried. I opted for the audiobook as I wanted to hear the story in her own voice. Highly recommended.

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powellkp
Mar 23, 2019

I opted for the audio version of this book and thoroughly enjoyed hearing it in Mrs. Obama's own passionate voice. Not only do I recommend this book but I suggest that you listen to it with a pen and pad nearby as she offers a lot of sage, applicable insight worth revisiting for years to come!

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brusselsprout
Mar 21, 2019

I know most of the people reading this book are probably women, but men would be interested in hearing Michelle's behind-the-scenes account of the Obama's journey to the White House. Fascinating.

IndyPL_JudyG Mar 09, 2019

I highly recommend listening to this book rather than reading it. It is read by Mrs. Obama and it feels like she is telling you her life story. It was wonderful.

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priyanka1507
Feb 22, 2019

Highly recommend. Loved this beautifully written book in her own voice.

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ArapahoeMaryA Dec 28, 2018

I’d been lucky to have parents, teachers, and mentors who’d fed me with a consistent, simple message: You matter.
As an adult, I wanted to pass those words to a new generation.

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