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Becoming

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Michelle Obama

Narrated By: Michelle Obama

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: November 2018

Duration: 19 hours 4 minutes

Summary:

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States
 
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER

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.

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  • 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

    11 of 11 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!

    8 of 8 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.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful.

  • Anonymous

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

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

  • Katelyn C.

    Honest, relatable, impressive. Loved the book!!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

  • Anonymous

    Stunning, inspiring story! Thank you so much for sharing your life with us ❤️

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

  • Johnny Z.

    love Mitchell, but book not so much but ok.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • Sumer S.

    I love her heart, unity, dignity and strength! Her truth is beautiful.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • Dr Barbara B.

    Brilliantly written, brilliantly narrated, by a brilliant woman. I am an avid reader and I found this to be one of the most profound historical works I have ever encountered. Exceptional, moving, honest. triumphant.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • Anonymous

    Amazing book with beautiful insight into the mind of Michelle Obama. Her reading is an added bonus because you can hear the passion, love and inflection with every word.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

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