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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.
This deluxe edition of Michelle Obama’s celebrated memoir includes:
• A signed, clothbound copy of Becoming
• Special additional book content, Michelle Obama’s “Note to Self”
• Two beautiful prints of her inspirational words—perfect for framing
• A fine-art portrait of Michelle Obama by renowned photographer Miller Mobley
About the Author
Michelle Robinson Obama served as First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A graduate of
Princeton University and Harvard Law School, Mrs. Obama started her career as an attorney at the
Chicago law firm Sidley & Austin, where she met her future husband, Barack Obama. She later worked in
the Chicago mayor’s office, at the University of Chicago, and at the University of Chicago Medical
Center. Mrs. Obama also founded the Chicago chapter of Public Allies, an organization that prepares
young people for careers in public service.
The Obamas currently live in Washington, DC, and have two daughters, Malia and Sasha.