Just as I am : a memoir / Cicely Tyson ; with Michelle Burford ; foreword by Viola Davis
Large Print Book | Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers | 2021 | First Harper Large Print edition.

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First Harper Large Print edition.
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xix, 577 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
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large print
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""In her long and extraordinary career, Cicely Tyson has not only succeeded as an actor, she has shaped the course of history." --President Barack Obama, 2016 Presidential Medal of Honor ceremony. "Just As I Am is my truth. It is me, plain and unvarnished, with the glitter and garland set aside. In these pages, I am indeed Cicely, the actress who has been blessed to grace the stage and screen for six decades. Yet I am also the church girl who once rarely spoke a word. I am the teenager who sought solace in the verses of the old hymn for which this book is named. I am a daughter and mother, a sister, and a friend. I am an observer of human nature and the dreamer of audacious dreams. I am a woman who has hurt as immeasurably as I have loved, a child of God divinely guided by His hand. And here in my ninth decade, I am a woman who, at long last, has something meaningful to say." --Cicely Tyson"--provided by publisher.
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9780063028845 (large print ; paperback)
0063028840 (large print ; paperback)
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