As soon as I could, I preordered this book. The day it arrived I started listening to it. After the first few minutes I knew I was going to enjoy this book. Michelle does the audible, her voice is so calming and the story telling is wonderful. Her descriptions of people, places and events makes you feel as if you are right there with her. The book starts with her childhood, her brother, her neighborhood and her family. She lived in South Shore neighborhood of Chicago with her lower middle class parents, who had high expectations for their children. Her father was a boiler operator with MS. She tells the stories of going to Princeton, then Harvard Law and then to going to work at an ultra prestigious Chicago law firm where she met Barack. From there she shares with us her struggles with Baracks political ambitions. She talks about …
While we were doing our wine tasting at Belvoir Winery we met Ralph Monaco and Gina Sifers. Ralph is a lawyer and author of Son Of A Bandit Jesse James. Gina is a Multi-Media Consultant and with her daughter designed the cover for the book. Of course, we bought a copy of the book and Ralph was more than happy to sign it for us. We had an interesting conversation over wine and cheese.
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