Grand Central Pub When Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election, he also won a long-running debate with his wife Michelle. Contrary to her fears, politics now seemed like a worthwhile, even noble pursuit. Together they planned a White House life that would be as normal and sane as possible.
Then they moved in.
In the Obamas, Jodi Kantor takes us deep inside the White House as they try to grapple with their new roles, change the country, raise children, maintain friendships, and figure out what it means to be the first black President and First Lady. Filled with riveting detail and insight into their partnership, emotions and personalities, and written with a keen eye for the ironies of public life, THE OBAMAS is an intimate portrait that will surprise even readers who thought they knew the President and First Lady.
Baker & Taylor Explores the Obama family's transition into the White House, capturing the emotions and personalities beneath the public faðcade as the president and the First Lady deal with their new roles.
Baker & Taylor A Washington correspondent at the New York Times explores the Obama family's transition into the White House, capturing the emotions and personalities beneath the public façade as the President and the First Lady deal with their new roles. 200,000 first printing.