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Life Beyond Measure

Sidney Poitier

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 his 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. Poitier draws upon the perspective and wisdom gained from his memories as a poor boy in the Bahamas, his experience of racism coming to the United States, falling in love and raising a family, breaking the race barrier in theater and film during the Civil Rights Era, achieving stardom and success in Hollywood, and being a diplomat and humanitarian. He reflects on the deepest questions and the significant passages of his life, the virtues that helped him through tough times, and the sense of purpose and history that strengthened him. He emphasizes the importance of the role of faith in a technological age, as well as our responsibility to the earth and future generations. Throughout, Poitier shares stories about the people of courage he has met along the way and the meaning of life in the face of death. Life Beyond Measure is the perfect book to inspire readers to live the fullest life with integrity, from one of our most respected celebrities and a national treasure.

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 his 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. Poitier draws upon the perspective and wisdom gained from his memories as a poor boy in the Bahamas, his experience of racism coming to the United States, falling in love and raising a family, breaking the race barrier in theater and film during the Civil Rights Era, achieving stardom and success in Hollywood, and being a diplomat and humanitarian. He reflects on the deepest questions and the significant passages of his life, the virtues that helped him through tough times, and the sense of purpose and history that strengthened him. He emphasizes the importance of the role of faith in a technological age, as well as our responsibility to the earth and future generations. Throughout, Poitier shares stories about the people of courage he has met along the way and the meaning of life in the face of death. Life Beyond Measure is the perfect book to inspire readers to live the fullest life with integrity, from one of our most respected celebrities and a national treasure.
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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 his 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. Poitier draws upon the perspective and wisdom gained from his memories as a poor boy in the Bahamas, his experience of racism coming to the United States, falling in love and raising a family, breaking the race barrier in theater and film during the Civil Rights Era, achieving stardom and success in Hollywood, and being a diplomat and humanitarian. He reflects on the deepest questions and the significant passages of his life, the virtues that helped him through tough times, and the sense of purpose and history that strengthened him. He emphasizes the importance of the role of faith in a technological age, as well as our responsibility to the earth and future generations. Throughout, Poitier shares stories about the people of courage he has met along the way and the meaning of life in the face of death. Life Beyond Measure is the perfect book to inspire readers to live the fullest life with integrity, from one of our most respected celebrities and a national treasure.

Language:

English

Length:

10h 7m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

09:04


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

09:16


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:05


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:45


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:12


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:20


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:30


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

09:39


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

11:24


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

10:47


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:13


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:32


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:18


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

11:24


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:40


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:23


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:47


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

09:51


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:20


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:37


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

08:21


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

08:52


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

11:08


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

09:22


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

10:00


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:33


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

09:40


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

10:55


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

09:11


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

11:48


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

10:40


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:45


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

10:35


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

09:19


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

09:25


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

08:55


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

08:57


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:18


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

09:47


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

10:11


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:29


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

09:54


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

09:25


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

10:48


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

08:46


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:12


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:22


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

10:39


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

11:37


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

08:58


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

08:58


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

11:11


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

08:41


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

07:42


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

10:49


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

08:19


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

08:52


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

08:15


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

09:22


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

11:40


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

08:56


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

10:15


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

11:57


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

10:10


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

08:06


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

10:03


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

10:23


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

01:53