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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
  • 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
  • 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
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Poitier, Sidney
Dewey number
  • 791.43/028/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2287.P57
LC item number
A3 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Actors
Label
Life beyond measure : letters to my great-granddaughter, Sidney Poitier
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 285 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061496189
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
  • ocn223433874
  • 483008
Label
Life beyond measure : letters to my great-granddaughter, Sidney Poitier
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 285 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061496189
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
  • ocn223433874
  • 483008

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