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Sidney Poitier

Author: Carol Bergman
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©1988.
Series: Black Americans of achievement.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the life of the movie actor who won an Academy Award in 1964 and became a symbol of the breakthrough of black performers in motion pictures.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Sidney Poitier; Sidney Poitier; Sidney Poitier
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Bergman
ISBN: 1555466052 9781555466053
OCLC Number: 16581820
Description: 110 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: On achievement --
A long journey's end --
Boyhood in the Bahamas --
Troubled times --
Actors wanted --
On to Hollywood --
The Academy Award --
Breaking down the barriers --His own boss.
Series Title: Black Americans of achievement.
Responsibility: Carol Bergman : [introductory essay by Coretta Scott King].

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