Courage Is Contagious: And Other Reasons to Be Grateful for Michelle Obama by Nicholas Haramis

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Michelle Obama's legacy transcends categorization; her cultural imprint is as nuanced as it is indelible. She used her time in the White House to fight for women, minorities, and health and education advocates. At the same time, her own genre-busting style encouraged others to speak, to engage, even to dress however they wanted. In this tribute to the former First Lady, T: The New York Times Style Magazine editor Nick Haramis assembles twenty original essays from prize-winning writers, Hollywood stars, celebrity chefs, and politicos, all of whom have been moved and influenced by her extraordinary grace in power. This uplifting book uncovers the many layers of Michelle Obama as she continues to be a role model and icon in the age of Donald Trump.



Title : Courage Is Contagious: And Other Reasons to Be Grateful for Michelle Obama
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ISBN : 039959261X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 144 pages


Reviews


Seymone rated it ★★★★☆

November 03, 2017

Very inspiring. Makes one really think about the mark one leaves on the world. What do people say about you when your not around. Summation, Michelle Obama is a class act. She had a huge impact on so many people, from the young to the old. What you find in this book is their stories. Very inspirin...


Jennifer rated it ★★★★★

December 13, 2017

This book is a delightful book of celebration and inspiration.


Chelsey rated it ★★★★☆

October 12, 2017

A collection of short essays about why Michelle Obama is an inspiring woman? Yes. Just yes!


Garrett rated it ★★★★★

December 13, 2017

You know you need to read this, and if you don't already know that, you don't need to read it. I love Michelle Obama, and her not being First Lady makes me a little weepy. If you don't feel that way, fuck you. She's classy, I'm not.


Shelli rated it ★★★☆☆

August 30, 2017

Courage Is Contagious: And Other Reasons to Be Grateful for Michelle Obama is a sweet little volume of essays from mostly (but not only) women, spanning the spectrum of personal fame, each with a varying degree of connection to the former First Lady – from actresses and activists to authors and...


Katy rated it ★★★★★

August 31, 2017

I received my copy free through Goodreads Giveaways. My copy is an uncorrected ARC, so a couple of chapters are blank. I loved the chapter written by Adasendis and Laura (8th graders) for who Michelle Obama was a role model of working hard and doing better. Gloria Steinem wrote, "We will never hav...


Jenny rated it ★★★★☆

January 04, 2018

A true celebration of an incredible woman. Highlights include moving essays from two high school students who grew up knowing only the Obamas in office. Not all of the authors added fresh and interesting perspectives to the collection (do we really care how Michelle Obama has affected Anna Wintou...


Joanna rated it ★★★★★

December 05, 2017

Well that was a nice little bright spot.


ariesdollface rated it ★★★☆☆

September 13, 2017

NOTE: I received this book free through the Goodreads First Reads program. I still remember how I felt when I first read “To the First Lady with Love,” the 2016 New York Times article that serves as the inspiration for this book. The original contributions of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Gloria Stein...


Sara rated it ★★★★★

August 07, 2017

Talk about having an ideal book to always have by your side to remind you of such a wonderful human being. This book is a love letter to First Lady Michelle Obama by people that were closest to her and just by people that had day to day interactions with her. The general theme from almost everyon...





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