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Just as I Am: A Memoir

Just as I Am: A Memoir

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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 Freedom 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 a 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

Author: Cicely Tyson
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Published: 01/26/2021
Pages: 432
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.30lbs
Size: 9.30h x 6.20w x 1.50d
ISBN: 9780062931061

Review Citation(s):
Library Journal Prepub Alert 08/01/2020 pg. 41
Kirkus Reviews 11/15/2020
Booklist 12/15/2020 pg. 84
Publishers Weekly 01/04/2021
Library Journal 02/01/2021 pg. 85
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