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Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Michelle Obama

Narrated By: Michelle Obama

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: November 2018

Duration: 19 hours 4 minutes


An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States
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—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. Along the way, she showed us a few dance moves, crushed Carpool Karaoke, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare.
In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words and on her own terms. Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations—and whose story inspires us to do the same.


  • Shelita D.

    enjoyed the realization

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful.

  • Roxen L.

    very raw and real that relates to issues and emotions that we all go through in some point in our lives. LOVE HER HONESTY

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful.

  • Tommy B.

    Remarkable... she grew up and lived as so many of us did to then rise above our circumstances and become professionals. Michelle Robinson, however, married one of us Black professionals, who continued to rise and become our first Black president! Everyone needs to read/ listen to this book for you will be better for it!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

  • Anonymous

    This is a must read for not only all WOMEN but all YOUNG WOMEN who think they know, have never cared to know, or have been misinformed about Michelle Obama! What a FANTASTIC and real look inside this amazing FLOTUS’ life. Listening to her narrate made it 100% better. I have been educated, uplifted and changed.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • Anonymous

    So wonderful to hear her own words read in her own voice. Will listen to it again.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • Katelyn C.

    Honest, relatable, impressive. Loved the book!!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • Alejandra R.

    I loved the book. Michelle is amazing and honest.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Angelica B.

    Great read. I really enjoyed this book

  • Elizabeth K.

    l liked it very much. l had trouble staying connected. l couldnt stop listening it lf l went answer a phone call ' ieven after pausing the wouldnot come back on. lf i was in my chair l had to stay in that position until l had to pause.

  • Amy W.

    Her story is impressive, the writing is excellent and she is amazing! I felt like I made a friend of the most special kind. Recommended highly!


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