Michelle Obama a Biography

Author: Alma Halbert Bond
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313381046
Format: PDF
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Presents the life of the First Lady, covering her modest upbringing in Chicago, education and high-powered legal career, and time with Barack Obama before and after he became president.

Barack Obama

Author: Joann F. Price
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313344886
Format: PDF
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Describes the life and career of Barack Obama, from his early life in Hawaii to his years as an Illinois senator and as the elected President of the United States.

Lady Gaga A Biography

Author: Paula Johanson
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 144080110X
Format: PDF
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This biography details Lady Gaga's life from all angles, documenting her family background; the events before and during her meteoric rise to success as a songwriter, singer, and performance artist; her deft use of social media; and her political commentary. • A timeline of major events in Lady Gaga's life, including two world tours and several awards ceremonies • Various photographs of Lady Gaga performing and at public appearances • A bibliography provides choices for further reading

Pel A Biography

Author: Lew Freedman
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440829810
Format: PDF, Kindle
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How did a young boy born into poverty become not only an international soccer star but a celebrity who visited and dined with kings and presidents? Where did the passion that fueled his success originate? This book examines the life of Pelé to find the answers. • Provides detailed information about Pelé's life and amazing career that reveals the unique mindset that was instrumental to his success, allowing readers to fully appreciate how special and inspirational this athlete's accomplishments were • Supplies insights into how Pelé singlehandedly brought more worldwide attention to soccer and helped spawn professional soccer—and generate a true fanbase for the sport of soccer in general—in the United States

Robert E Lee A Biography

Author: Brian C. Melton
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313384371
Format: PDF, ePub
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This biography provides a concise, accurate, and lively account of one of the best known yet least understood figures of the Civil War, Robert E. Lee, depicting him as a human being instead of a legend, making him accessible as a person. • Provides a timeline in the beginning of the book that summarizes Lee's life • Includes period photographs that help bring Lee's story to life • Contains a detailed bibliography of the latest sources on the famed general, including online offerings

Michelle Obama

Author: Peter Slevin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307949311
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Biography of the 46th First Lady of the United States (1964).

Oprah Winfrey A Biography 2nd Edition

Author: Helen S. Garson
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313358338
Format: PDF, ePub
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This biography examines the life of a person raised in poverty and a single mother at 14, who is now one of the richest and most influential people in the world—Oprah Winfrey. • Provides a chronological list of important dates in Oprah's life • Contains new information about Oprah's efforts to reach out to poor and poorly educated girls in America and Africa • This revised edition includes current information about Oprah's ongoing career and life

David Petraeus

Author: Bradley T. Gericke
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313383779
Format: PDF, ePub
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This in-depth and forthright biography examines the personal and professional life of General David Petraeus, today's most prominent military leader. * A chronology of General Petraeus's assignments and awards * A bibliography of valuable print resources and works by Petraeus himself

John F Kennedy A Biography

Author: Michael E Meagher Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313354170
Format: PDF
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This biography examines the life and political career of a president whose idealism and policies continue to impact the world today despite his brief time in office. • Includes rarely seen materials from Kennedy's books, writings, speeches, and meetings with advisors • Provides a historical chronology of John F. Kennedy's life from the emergence of the Kennedy family in the early 20th century to his assassination in 1963 • Includes historical maps, such as a map of Germany in 1961 • Contains numerous photographs of the parents and family of John F. Kennedy and Kennedy himself throughout his life • A bibliography lists major primary and secondary sources on Kennedy and his times

Thurgood Marshall

Author: Glenn L. Starks
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313349169
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book provides a detailed examination of the life and legal legacy of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, including a discussion of the many legal cases in which he was involved. * A chronological timeline of the life of Thurgood Marshall * A bibliography provides useful references