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January 2020 League of Women Voters Book Discussion
January 25, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pmFree
Saturday, January 25th, 2020 | 10:30 AM – 12 PM | The Book Tavern
This year, the League of Women Voters of the CSRA will be highlighting books about #StrongWomen in honor of the centennial of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote and of the 100th Anniversay of the founding of the League of Women Voters. Discussions are held the last Saturday of the month and rotate between venues in Augusta, GA and Aiken, SC.
Join us for a discussion of this intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States. You need not be a LWV member nor have read the book (but, of course, it helps). Check out the Book Tavern’s selection and get yours today.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER
In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. Along the way, she showed us a few dance moves, crushed Carpool Karaoke, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare.
In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words and on her own terms. Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations—and whose story inspires us to do the same
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