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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.).

Available copies

  • 12 of 29 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

8 current holds with 29 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Estill Branch BIO TYSON (Text) 30365101422658 Adult Biography On holds shelf -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library B Tyson Cicely (Text) 22960002086956 Adult New Non-Fiction On holds shelf -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch B TYSON (Text) 0530006346991 Adult New Books Checked out 04/20/2021
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch B TYSON (Text) 0530011267578 Adult New Books Available -
Beaufort - Lobeco Branch B TYSON (Text) 0530006347008 Adult New Books In transit -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch B TYSON (Text) 0530011264849 Adult New Books On holds shelf -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch B TYSON (Text) 0530011272131 Adult New Books Checked out 04/24/2021
Calhoun - Main Library B TYSON (Text) 30102100811585 New Shelves Checked out 05/10/2021
Cherokee - Gaffney Library B TYSON (Text) 33636002569103 Lease Available -
Chester - Lewisville Branch B TYSON (Text) 35301003355097 Adult Biography Checked out 04/22/2021
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062931061
  • ISBN: 0062931067
  • Physical Description: xvi, 416 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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." —- Publisher.
Subject: Tyson, Cicely.
Actresses > United States > Biography.
African American actresses > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / General.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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