Just as I Am

Just as I Am

A Memoir

Book - 2021
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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 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

Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062931061
Branch Call Number: 792.028 TYS
Characteristics: xvi, 416 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Burford, Michelle


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