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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B DAVIS DAV (Text) 34207002453299 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Checked out 06/30/2022
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria B DAV (Text) 37521531051466 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Checked out 06/30/2022
Attica PL - Attica B DAVIS, VIOLA (Text) 74231000127108 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 92 DAV (Text) 36803001179121 BIOGRAPHY Checked out 06/30/2022
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 92 DAVIS (Text) 79361000125281 Adult Nonfiction Bestsellers Available -
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Clinton PL - Clinton B DAVIS (Text) 36806010368742 NEW ITEMS Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville B DAVIS (Text) 78321000034005 Adult Biography Checked out 07/08/2022
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver BIO DAVIS DAVIS (Text) 34304001024452 Adult - Biography Checked out 07/09/2022
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063037328
  • ISBN: 0063037327
  • Physical Description: 291 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Ebony Magazine Publishing ; [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Ebony Magazine Publishing" --title page.
"Oprah's book club 2022" --dust jacket.
Formatted Contents Note:
Running -- My world -- Central falls -- 128 -- Minefield -- My calling -- The sisterhood -- Secret, silent, shame -- The muse -- The starting block -- Being seen -- Taking flight -- The blooming -- Coming into me -- The wake-up -- Harnessing bliss -- There she is.
Summary, etc.:
This is Viola Davis' story, in her own words, and spans her incredible, inspiring life, from her coming-of-age in Rhode Island to her present day. Hers is a story of overcoming, a true hero's journey.
"In my book, you will meet a little girl named Viola who ran from her past until she made a life changing decision to stop running forever. This is my story, from a crumbling apartment in Central Falls, Rhode Island, to the stage in New York City, and beyond. This is the path I took to finding my purpose and my strength, but also to finding my voice in a world that didn't always see me. As I wrote Finding Me, my eyes were open to the truth of how our stories are often not given close examination. They are bogarted, reinvented to fit into a crazy, competitive, judgmental world. So I wrote this for anyone who is searching for a way to understand and overcome a complicated past, let go of shame, and find acceptance. For anyone who needs reminding that a life worth living can only be born from radical honesty and the courage to shed facades and Finding Me is a deep reflection on my past and a promise for my future. My hope is that my story will inspire you to light up your own life with creative expression and rediscover who you were before the world put a label on you."-- Front flap.
Subject: Davis, Viola, 1965-
African American actresses > Biography.
African American actors > Biography.
African American women > Biography.
Self-realization in women.
Actresses > Biography.
SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Self-Esteem.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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