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With Ossie & Ruby [electronic resource] : in this life together / Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee.

Davis, Ossie. (Author). Dee, Ruby. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 1594835004 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 9781594835001 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Time Warner Audio Books, 2006.

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General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Abridged.
Duration: 6:15:15.
Summary, etc.: Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee are legendary stars of the American stage, television, and film, cherished not merely for their gifts as actors but also for their lifelong commitment to human rights, family values, and community. Now, in a joint memoir that celebrates half a century of successful marriage, they look back on the extraordinary careers that earned each a Presidential Medal for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. With Ossie and Ruby overflows with consummate storytelling skill, but it's much more than a wonderfully engaging self-portrait. For as they reminisce in alternating chapters, Ossie and Ruby offer a vivid picture of the twentieth-century African-American experience, both in the rural South and the urban North. For Ossie and Ruby, stardom and social responsibility were inseparable, so along with their theatrical stories of Broadway and Hollywood, where black actors fought to escape racial stereotypes.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 89917 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Davis, Ossie.
Dee, Ruby.
Actors > United States > Biography.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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