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The measure of a man : a spiritual autobiography

Author: Sidney Poitier
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : HarperSanFrancisco, ©2000.
Series: Oprah's book club
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The acclaimed actor reveals the passion, spirituality, and intellectual fervor that have driven his life and career, citing the elements of his childhood that gave him his sense of worth and ethics.
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Genre/Form: Paperback
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Sidney Poitier; Sidney Poitier; Sidney Poitier
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Poitier
ISBN: 0062516078 9780062516077 0062516086 9780062516084 006135791X 9780061357916 0061357901 9780061357909
OCLC Number: 43060544
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 255 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The idyll --
Departures --
The time of ashes --
Life in black and white --
A patch of blue --
Why do white folks love Sidney Poitier so? --
Destruction or resurrection? --
Legacies --
Stargazing --
The nature of opposites --
The measure of a man.
Series Title: Oprah's book club
Responsibility: Sidney Poitier.
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The acclaimed actor reveals the passion, spirituality, and intellectual fervor that have driven his life and career, citing the elements of his childhood that gave him his sense of worth and ethics.

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Candid memoirs from teh actor who has starred in more than forty movies, directed nine, and written four.--USA Today An affecting new memoir.--Dallas Morning News In this powerful book, [Poitier] Read more...

 
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