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Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is an American attorney and author who served as the First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She was the first African-American woman to serve in this position. She is married to the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. Raised on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, Obama is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School. In her early legal career, she worked at the law firm Sidley Austin where she met Barack Obama.
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Song of Solomon
Toni Morrison - 2004-06-08 (first published in 1977)
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Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly. With this brilliantly imagined novel, Toni Morrison transfigures the coming-of-age story as audaciously as Saul Bellow or Gabriel García Márquez. As she follows Milkman from ...
Michelle Obama
2022-08-09T13:43:17.000Z
Happy Book Lovers Day, everyone! One of my personal favorites is Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison. It's one I’ve often found myself turning back to over the years. I love hearing about what other people are reading. What’s a book you would always recommend? #NationalBookLoversDay      source
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The Word Collector
Peter H. Reynolds - 2018-01-30
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Some people collect stamps.Some people collect coins.Some people collect art.And Jerome?Jerome collected words . . . In this extraordinary new tale from Peter H. Reynolds, Jerome discovers the magic of the words all around him -- short and sweet words, two-syllable treats, and multisyllable words that sound like little songs. Words that connect, tr...
Michelle Obama
2020-05-14T15:56:09.000Z
Barack and I had so much fun reading “The Word Collector” for a family read-a-long through the @chipublib. This book is one of my favorites—it reminds me of what it was like to get lost in the magic of words as a little kid. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did.      source