Just As I Am by Cicely Tyson and Michelle Burford, Read by Viola Davis, Cicely Tyson, and Robin Miles
Honoring the Indomitable Force That Was Cicely Tyson
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After a deeply touching foreword by Oscar-winning actor Viola Davis and an introduction from Cicely Tyson herself, narrator Robin Miles picks up the torch and delivers 16 riveting, thought-provoking hours of the life and times of the author. AudioFile’s Michele Cobb tells host Jo Reed how Just As I Am was one of her favorite celebrity autobiographies that she’s ever listened to, and especially poignant given the recent loss of the actress. This honest account of Tyson’s life also tells of the history and trials of Black women over generations. A must-listen audiobook thanks to the combined brilliance of Robin Miles’s performance and the genteel grace that pervades Tyson’s prose.
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