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The Resource Courage is contagious : and other reasons to be grateful for Michelle Obama, edited by Nicholas Haramis ; illustrations by Joana Avillez ; foreword by Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner ; introduction by Nick Haramis

Courage is contagious : and other reasons to be grateful for Michelle Obama, edited by Nicholas Haramis ; illustrations by Joana Avillez ; foreword by Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner ; introduction by Nick Haramis

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Courage is contagious : and other reasons to be grateful for Michelle Obama
Title
Courage is contagious
Title remainder
and other reasons to be grateful for Michelle Obama
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nicholas Haramis ; illustrations by Joana Avillez ; foreword by Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner ; introduction by Nick Haramis
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Contributor
Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of essays celebrating the influential former first lady, by an array of acclaimed contributors and with a foreword by Lena Dunham. Michelle Obama's legacy transcends categorization. Mrs. Obama was not only our first black first lady; she was President Obama's equal partner in marriage and parenthood and a tireless advocate for women's rights, education, healthy eating, and exercise. Her genre-busting personal style encouraged others to speak, to engage, even to dress as they wished. In an extension of his popular T, the New York Times Style Magazine feature, Nick Haramis has assembled nineteen essays from prizewinning writers, Hollywood stars, and political leaders--all of whom have been moved and influenced by Mrs. Obama's extraordinary example of grace in power. Here are original testimonials from Gloria Steinem, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Alice Waters, and Charlamagne the God, among others. Presidential biographer Jon Meacham supplies historical perspective. Actress Tracee Ellis Ross suggests that Mrs. Obama 'provided an antidote to all the false representations of black women that have inundated us for centuries.' Anna Wintour and designer Jason Wu celebrate the former first lady's impact as an international fashion icon. Two ninth-grade girls--one in training to be a boxer--talk about how Mrs. Obama has emboldened them to be themselves. Here are some of the many facets of Michelle Obama as she continues to inspire us, a stirring reminder that the best of America once lived in the White House, embodied in one authentic, inclusive, and courageous woman.--Jacket flap
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.932092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E909.O24
LC item number
C68 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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Label
Courage is contagious : and other reasons to be grateful for Michelle Obama, edited by Nicholas Haramis ; illustrations by Joana Avillez ; foreword by Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner ; introduction by Nick Haramis
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Lena Dunham -- Introduction / Nick Haramis -- Alice Waters -- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie -- Janet Mock -- Jason Wu -- Cecile Richards -- Adasendis De La Cruz -- Issa Rae -- Charlamagne tha God -- Gloria Steinem -- Patton Oswalt -- Anna Wintour -- Rashida Jones -- Jon Meacham -- Laura Camacho -- Gabourey Sidibe -- Kate Millett -- Tracee Ellis Ross
Control code
on1002302460
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 102 pages
Isbn
9780399592614
Lccn
2017023906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o971091570
  • (OCoLC)1002302460
Label
Courage is contagious : and other reasons to be grateful for Michelle Obama, edited by Nicholas Haramis ; illustrations by Joana Avillez ; foreword by Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner ; introduction by Nick Haramis
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Lena Dunham -- Introduction / Nick Haramis -- Alice Waters -- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie -- Janet Mock -- Jason Wu -- Cecile Richards -- Adasendis De La Cruz -- Issa Rae -- Charlamagne tha God -- Gloria Steinem -- Patton Oswalt -- Anna Wintour -- Rashida Jones -- Jon Meacham -- Laura Camacho -- Gabourey Sidibe -- Kate Millett -- Tracee Ellis Ross
Control code
on1002302460
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 102 pages
Isbn
9780399592614
Lccn
2017023906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o971091570
  • (OCoLC)1002302460

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