Summary

At last, the Academy, Tony, and three-time Emmy Award-winning actor and trailblazer, Cicely Tyson, tells her stunning story, looking back at her six-decade career and life.

"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 h

About the Author

Cicely Tyson is a groundbreaking, multiple-award winning actress, lecturer, activist, and one of the most respected talents in American theater and film. From her starring role as Virtue in The Blacks (1961) on Broadway, to the Emmy-nominated 1999 HBO film A Lesson Before Dying, her work has garnered critical and commercial acclaim for more than sixty years. She is the only actress to win two Emmys for the same performance (for The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman): Best Lead Actress in a Drama, as well a

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 432 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs

Summary

At last, the Academy, Tony, and three-time Emmy Award-winning actor and trailblazer, Cicely Tyson, tells her stunning story, looking back at her six-decade career and life.

"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 h

About the Author

Cicely Tyson is a groundbreaking, multiple-award winning actress, lecturer, activist, and one of the most respected talents in American theater and film. From her starring role as Virtue in The Blacks (1961) on Broadway, to the Emmy-nominated 1999 HBO film A Lesson Before Dying, her work has garnered critical and commercial acclaim for more than sixty years. She is the only actress to win two Emmys for the same performance (for The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman): Best Lead Actress in a Drama, as well a

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 432 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
9780062931061

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Rel. Date: 01/26/2021
UPC: 9780062931061

Just as I Am: A Memoir
Artist: Tyson, Cicely
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Summary

At last, the Academy, Tony, and three-time Emmy Award-winning actor and trailblazer, Cicely Tyson, tells her stunning story, looking back at her six-decade career and life.

"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 h

About the Author

Cicely Tyson is a groundbreaking, multiple-award winning actress, lecturer, activist, and one of the most respected talents in American theater and film. From her starring role as Virtue in The Blacks (1961) on Broadway, to the Emmy-nominated 1999 HBO film A Lesson Before Dying, her work has garnered critical and commercial acclaim for more than sixty years. She is the only actress to win two Emmys for the same performance (for The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman): Best Lead Actress in a Drama, as well a

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 432 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs

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