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Title:
Barack and Michelle : portrait of an American marriage
Author:
Andersen, Christopher P.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : William Morrow, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
326 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
One of America's bestselling pop-culture and current-events authors reveals the inside story of the First Couple, in this biography of the history-making family.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780061771965
Format :
Book

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In Barack and Michelle, America's First Couple is scrutinized in stirring detail by Christopher Andersen, author of thirteen New York Times bestsellers including Jack and Jackie, Somewhere in Heaven, and the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestsellers The Day Diana Died and The Day John Died. Subtitled Portrait of an American Marriage, here is the first in-depth look at the popular U.S. President and his beautiful, brilliant, and stylish First Lady. Andersen, already internationally acclaimed for his intimate portraits of the Kennedys, Bushs, and Clintonsnow celebrates the unique union of President and Mrs. Obama with Barack and Michelle , shedding fascinating light on a romantic relationship and a political destiny like no other.


Author Notes

Christopher Andersen was born on May 26, 1949. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and joined the staff of Time Magazine as a contributing editor in 1969. He was the senior editor of People Magazine from 1974 to 1986. He has also written for numerous publications including The New York Times, The New York Daily News, Life, and Vanity Fair.

He has written over 25 books. His early nonfiction books range from psychology in The Name Game to true crime in The Serpent's Tooth to art collecting in The Best of Everything. He is best known for his biographies including Somewhere in Heaven: The Remarkable Love Story of Dana and Christopher Reeve, The Day John Died, Madonna Unauthorized, and These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie. He received the Joan's Legacy Award for excellence in journalism regarding lung cancer in 2008.

In 2016 Andersen's title Game of Crowns: Elizabeth, Camilla, Kate, and the Throne made the New York Time bestseller list.

(Bowker Author Biography)