Michelle Obama Announces 10-City ‘Becoming’ Book Tour And She May Be Headed To A Hood Near You
"I am most proud of this work because it's candid, honest, and totally, utterly me."
Michelle Obama's Becoming memoir will be released on November 13.
In promotion of the book, FLOTUS is going on a book tour and might be headed to a city near you. Mrs. Obama revealed the stunning book cover in May, and now that she's finished writing, she's excited to share with the world. The best part about the book tour announcement is the First Lady took time out of her busy schedule just to share the news with us via Instagram.
In the video post, Obama says since she's been out of the White House, she's had time to think and reflect about the people and experiences which have shaped the strong black woman she is today. She is most proud of this work because it is candid, honest and "totally, utterly me."
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View this post on InstagramJOIN ME ON MY BOOK TOUR! www.becomingmichelleobama.com #IAmBecoming I’m from the South Side of Chicago. I went to Princeton and Harvard. I’m a wife, a mother, a daughter, and a sister. I’ve been a lawyer, a nonprofit leader, a hospital executive, and First Lady of the United States. I like to call these my “stats” – the shorthand we all seem to default to whenever we tell our stories. Where are you from? What do you do? What school did you go to? As I’ve written my memoir, BECOMING, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about my story, mining it for the kinds of details I’d usually just brush off or even forget about—the narrow taillights of my father’s car, a talk with my mother on a drive home, the heat of my daughter’s forehead when she ran a fever. And in doing so, I’ve realized that those surface-level “stats” don’t really tell my story at all. This fall, I’d like to share that fuller story with all of you on my book tour. It’s the story of my humdrum plainness, my tiny victories, my lasting bruises, my ordinary hopes and worries. It’s the story of who I am, truly, and I’m proud of it—blemishes and all. Go to BecomingMichelleObama.com to find out where I’ll be and how to get tickets. #IAmBecoming I hope to see you somewhere along the way!
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