The Resource Where the light enters : building a family, discovering myself, Jill Biden, (electronic resource)

Where the light enters : building a family, discovering myself, Jill Biden, (electronic resource)

Label
Where the light enters : building a family, discovering myself
Title
Where the light enters
Title remainder
building a family, discovering myself
Statement of responsibility
Jill Biden
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This is the story of how Jill built a family of her own: from seeking small moments of joy, to balancing the family's needs with her personal and professional goals, to forming traditions that helped carry them through tragedy - all with the support of an extended family circle. That circle would morph over the years, but the one constant was love. And whether finding her own voice as Second Lady or changing lives as a teacher, whether nurturing the Biden clan or surviving devastating loss, Jill discovered her own strength and came to understand what it truly means to make a family
  • "An intimate look at the love that built the Biden family and the delicate balancing act of the woman at its center. 'How did you get this number?' Those were the first words Jill Biden spoke to U.S. senator Joe Biden when he called her out of the blue to ask her on a date. Growing up, Jill had wanted two things: a marriage like her parents'--strong, loving, and full of laughter--and a career. An early heartbreak had left her uncertain about love, until she met Joe. But as they grew closer, Jill faced difficult questions: How would politics shape her family and professional life? And was she ready to become a mother to Joe's two young sons? She soon found herself falling in love with her three 'boys,' learning to balance life as a mother, wife, educator, and political spouse. Through the challenges of public scrutiny, complicated family dynamics, and personal losses, she grew alongside her family, and she extended the family circle at every turn: with her students, military families, friends and staff at the White House, and more. This is the story of how Jill built a family--and a life--of her own. From the pranks she played to keep everyone laughing to the traditions she formed that would carry them through tragedy, hers is the spirited journey of a woman embracing many roles. [This] is a candid, heartwarming glimpse into the creation of a beloved American family, and the life of a woman at its center."--Dust jacket
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Biden, Jill
Dewey number
973.932092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E840.8.B533
LC item number
A3 2019eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biden, Jill
  • Biden, Jill
  • Biden, Joseph R.
  • Educators
  • Vice-Presidents' spouses
  • HISTORY / United States / General
Label
Where the light enters : building a family, discovering myself, Jill Biden, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Family ties -- Pushing boundaries -- Childhood's end -- A real gentleman -- If you have to ask -- Five proposals -- We don't say "step" -- This is your baby -- Discovering my voice -- Becoming a daughter -- Small wonders -- Decisions together -- The table grows -- From friends to family -- Shattered -- Epilogue: Where the light enters
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (210 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250182333
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6f5fee91-8aa4-4b28-bfe7-1f8d4c6d46bf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1100587108
Label
Where the light enters : building a family, discovering myself, Jill Biden, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Family ties -- Pushing boundaries -- Childhood's end -- A real gentleman -- If you have to ask -- Five proposals -- We don't say "step" -- This is your baby -- Discovering my voice -- Becoming a daughter -- Small wonders -- Decisions together -- The table grows -- From friends to family -- Shattered -- Epilogue: Where the light enters
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (210 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250182333
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6f5fee91-8aa4-4b28-bfe7-1f8d4c6d46bf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1100587108

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