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Just as I am : a memoir  Cover Image Book Book

Just as I am : a memoir

Tyson, Cicely (author.). Burford, Michelle, (author.). Davis, Viola, 1965- (writer of foreword.).

Summary

Summary: Tyson has been blessed to grace the stage and screen for six decades. She has been the church girl who once rarely spoke a word; the teenager who sought solace in the verses of the old hymn for which this book is named. A daughter and mother, a sister, and a friend, she is also an observer of human nature and the dreamer of audacious dreams. Here, in her ninth decade, Tyson is a woman who has something meaningful to say. -- adapted from jacket

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780062931061
  • ISBN: 0062931067
  • ISBN: 9780063072565
  • ISBN: 0063072564
  • Physical Description: xvi, 416 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 5 / 5.0
    • Most Copies: 4 / 5.0
    • Top Circs: 4 / 5.0

Contents / Notes

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: A mighty seed / Viola Davis -- This life -- The vow -- String bean -- Church girl -- Transitions -- The other America -- Unspoken -- Ground shifts -- Divinely guided -- Shoulder taps -- Center stage -- Riverside Park -- Going natural -- 1968 -- Rebecca -- Jane Pittman -- Endings and beginnings -- The ladder -- Roots -- Thanksgiving Day -- Threadbare -- Lesson before dying -- A strong harvest -- Trip to bountiful -- When great trees fall -- Just as I am.
Subject: United States
African American women
African American actors
Actors
Tyson, Cicely
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / General
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
African American women Biography
African American actors Biography
Actors United States Biography
Tyson, Cicely
Genre: Autobiographies.
Autobiographies.
Biographies.

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