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Book Launch Event for Cicely Tyson

January 28 – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

HOSTED WITH The Lit. Bar & HarperCollins Publishers

Get Tickets to the Virtual Event with Cicely Tyson

Join The Lit. Bar for a virtual storytime event with Girls Write Now Champion Cicely Tyson as she discusses her new memoir, JUST AS I AM. Tickets will include a regular book.

About the book:

“In her long and extraordinary career, Cicely Tyson has not only exceeded as an actor, she has shaped the course of history.” – President Barack Obama, 2016 Presidential Medal of Honor ceremony

“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.” – Cicely Tyson

Get Tickets to the Virtual Event with Cicely Tyson


January 28
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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