An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States
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.
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.
The autobiography of the great journalist and iconic broadcaster Sir Trevor McDonald.
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Born in Trinidad in 1939, the son of Lawson and Geraldine, he came to Britain in 1969, joined the BBC World Service and moved to ITN in 1973. He has been ITN Diplomatic Correspondent, and Diplomatic Editor of Channel 4 News, where his coverage of the Philippine Elections in 1985 won a BAFTA award. In his ensuing years at ITN, Trevor McDonald conducted the most important television interviews of his time: with US Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, and secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice, former PLO leader Yasser Arafat and Prime Minister Tony Blair. He has presented a number of documentaries for ITV1, most recently ‘Trevor McDonald’s Indian Train Adventure.’
Trevor McDonald was awarded an OBE in 1992 and was awarded a knighthood in 1999.
Horrifying, heartbreaking and eye-opening, these are the stories, the patients and the cases that have characterised a career spent being a doctor behind bars.
Violence. Drugs. Suicide. Welcome to the world of a Prison Doctor.
Dr Amanda Brown has treated inmates in the UK s most infamous prisons first in young offenders institutions, then at the notorious Wormwood Scrubs and finally at Europe s largest women-only prison in Europe, Bronzefield.
From miraculous pregnancies to dirty protests, and from violent attacks on prisoners to heartbreaking acts of self-harm, she has witnessed it all.
In this eye-opening, inspirational memoir, Amanda reveals the stories, the patients and the cases that have shaped a career helping those most of us would rather forget.
Despite their crimes, she is still their doctor.