The Resource Finding my voice : my journey to the West Wing and the path forward, Valerie Jarrett

Finding my voice : my journey to the West Wing and the path forward, Valerie Jarrett

Label
Finding my voice : my journey to the West Wing and the path forward
Title
Finding my voice
Title remainder
my journey to the West Wing and the path forward
Statement of responsibility
Valerie Jarrett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Valerie Jarrett interviewed a promising young lawyer named Michelle Robinson in July 1991 for a job in Chicago city government, neither knew that it was the first step on a path that would end in the White House. Jarrett soon became Michelle and Barack Obama's trusted personal adviser and family confidante; in the White House, she was known as the one who "got" him and helped him engage his public life. Jarrett joined the White House team on January 20, 2009 and departed with the First Family on January 20, 2017, and she was in the room--in the Oval Office, on Air Force One, and everywhere else--when it all happened. No one has as intimate a view of the Obama Years, nor one that reaches back as many decades, as Jarrett shares in Finding My Voice. Born in Iran (where her father, a doctor, sought a better job than he could find in segregated America), Jarrett grew up in Chicago in the 60s as racial and gender barriers were being challenged. A single mother stagnating in corporate law, she found her voice in Harold Washington's historic administration, where she began a remarkable journey, ultimately becoming one of the most visible and influential African-American women of the twenty-first century. From her work ensuring equality for women and girls, advancing civil rights, reforming our criminal justice system, and improving the lives of working families, to the real stories behind some of the most stirring moments of the Obama presidency, Jarrett shares her forthright, optimistic perspective on the importance of leadership and the responsibilities of citizenship in the twenty-first century, inspiring readers to lift their own voices."--Publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jarrett, Valerie
Dewey number
973.932092
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jarrett, Valerie
  • Obama, Barack
  • Obama, Michelle
  • Presidents
  • African American lawyers
  • Politicians
  • Lawyers
  • African American women
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Finding my voice : my journey to the West Wing and the path forward, Valerie Jarrett
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The gift of freedom -- Inheritance -- The best laid plans -- It's a girl! -- The quiet voice -- Change from the ground up -- My best hire ever -- The power of each voice -- Drinking from a fire hose -- Pinch myself moments -- The fight of our lives -- Where's my boom? -- We can't wait -- True north -- The changing of the guard -- The long view
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 305 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780525558132
Lccn
2019002213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1046106382
  • (OCoLC)on1046106382
  • 417481
Label
Finding my voice : my journey to the West Wing and the path forward, Valerie Jarrett
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The gift of freedom -- Inheritance -- The best laid plans -- It's a girl! -- The quiet voice -- Change from the ground up -- My best hire ever -- The power of each voice -- Drinking from a fire hose -- Pinch myself moments -- The fight of our lives -- Where's my boom? -- We can't wait -- True north -- The changing of the guard -- The long view
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 305 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780525558132
Lccn
2019002213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1046106382
  • (OCoLC)on1046106382
  • 417481

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