01/01/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Book: How Princeton Shaped Michelle Obama's Views On Black Community

Michelle Obama may be the pride of the South Side, but her undergraduate years at Princeton also helped shape her worldview.

A new biography, Michelle (Simon & Schuster), by Washington Post reporter Liza Mundy, delves into Obama's years at the elite university, in particular Obama's senior thesis, "Princeton-Educated Blacks and the Black Community.''

"The question of what upper-income blacks owe to the less fortunate was a major preoccupation," Mundy writes.

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