Barack and Michelle

Barack and Michelle

Portrait of An American Marriage

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A best-selling author draws on those who know the Obamas best to examine in stirring detail their unique partnership and the grace, courage, and humor that defines it, in a sympathetic and compelling look into a uniquely American love story. 200,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer

In Barack and Michelle, America’s First Couple is scrutinized in stirring detail by Christopher Andersen, author of thirteen New York Times bestsellers including Jack and Jackie, Somewhere in Heaven, and the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestsellers The Day Diana Died and The Day John Died. Subtitled Portrait of an American Marriage, here is the first in-depth look at the popular U.S. President and his beautiful, brilliant, and stylish First Lady. Andersen, already internationally acclaimed for his intimate portraits of the Kennedys, Bushs, and Clintons now celebrates the unique union of President and Mrs. Obama with Barack and Michelle, shedding fascinating light on a romantic relationship and a political destiny like no other.


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One of America's bestselling pop-culture and current-events authors reveals the inside story of the First Couple, in this biography of the history-making family.
Draws on those who know the Obamas best to examine their unique partnership and the grace, courage, and humor that defines it, in a look at a uniquely American love story.

Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061771965
Characteristics: x, 326 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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Apr 06, 2015

The tag “first wookie” added by user “susienor”, a member of the Huron Public Library (Huron, Ohio)

Jul 16, 2013

A story of how they met and how their marriaged was before they got into the white house...A good read for anyone wanting an inside look at how the Obamas truly are!

Jul 04, 2011

This book was mostly what we Obama fans have already heard or read elsewhere but there were a few photos I hadn’t seen elsewhere and I learned a few new things. Such as how witty both Barack and Michelle Obama are, if we can rely on the quotations the author provides. (I’m always a bit leery of books like this that just give source information for each chapter as a whole rather than for specific statements.)
The author of this “Portrait of an American Marriage� writes about the tensions in the Obama marriage caused by Barack's political ambitions but also makes it clear that the love and devotion Barack and Michelle have for each other is strong and steadfast. Here's hoping they live in the White House for eight years!


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