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The Resource Life beyond measure : letters to my great-granddaughter, Sidney Poitier

Life beyond measure : letters to my great-granddaughter, Sidney Poitier

Label
Life beyond measure : letters to my great-granddaughter
Title
Life beyond measure
Title remainder
letters to my great-granddaughter
Statement of responsibility
Sidney Poitier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sidney Poitier is one of the most revered actors in the history of Hollywood. He has overcome enormous obstacles in extraordinary times and is a role model for many Americans because of his convictions, bravery, and grace. Poitier reflects on this amazing life in Life Beyond Measure, offering inspirational advice and personal stories in the form of extended letters to his great-granddaughter. Writing for all who admire his example and who search for wisdom only a man of great experience can offer, this American icon shares his thoughts on love, faith, courage, and the future.--From publisher description
Summary
The actor shares life lessons as imparted to his great-granddaughter, in a collection that touches on such topics as his boyhood memories of the Bahamas, the race barriers of pre-civil rights Hollywood, and his contributions as a diplomat and humanitarian
Tone
Writing style
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250893
Cataloging source
VMOR
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Poitier, Sidney
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • African American actors
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
Target audience
adult
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letters to my great-granddaughter
Label
Life beyond measure : letters to my great-granddaughter, Sidney Poitier
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
000043180923
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 285 p., [16] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781847373847
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
Life beyond measure : letters to my great-granddaughter, Sidney Poitier
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
000043180923
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 285 p., [16] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781847373847
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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