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Just as I am : a memoir / Cicely Tyson with Michelle Burford ; foreword by Viola Davis.

Tyson, Cicely, (author.). Burford, Michelle, (author.). Davis, Viola, 1965- (writer of foreword.).
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  • ISBN: 9780062931061
  • Physical Description: xvi, 416 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]

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George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library B TYSON 34510011175567 New Books Available -

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Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Tyson, Cicely.
Actresses > United States > Biography.
African American actresses > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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