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Becoming

by Michelle Obama

Hardcover, 426 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $32.50 |

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An intimate and uplifting memoir by the former First Lady chronicles the experiences that have shaped her remarkable life, from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago through her setbacks and achievements in the White House.

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