Life Beyond Measure

Life Beyond Measure

Synopsis

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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Chapters

  • Chapter 001

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 002

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 003

    Duration: 05min

  • Chapter 004

    Duration: 07min

  • Chapter 005

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 006

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 007

    Duration: 07min

  • Chapter 008

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 009

    Duration: 11min

  • Chapter 010

    Duration: 10min

  • Chapter 011

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 012

    Duration: 07min

  • Chapter 013

    Duration: 07min

  • Chapter 014

    Duration: 11min

  • Chapter 015

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 016

    Duration: 07min

  • Chapter 017

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  • Chapter 018

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 019

    Duration: 07min

  • Chapter 020

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 021

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 022

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 023

    Duration: 11min

  • Chapter 024

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 025

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 026

    Duration: 06min

  • Chapter 027

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 028

    Duration: 10min

  • Chapter 029

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 030

    Duration: 11min

  • Chapter 031

    Duration: 10min

  • Chapter 032

    Duration: 04min

  • Chapter 033

    Duration: 10min

  • Chapter 034

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 035

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  • Chapter 036

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 037

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 038

    Duration: 07min

  • Chapter 039

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 040

    Duration: 10min

  • Chapter 041

    Duration: 03min

  • Chapter 042

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 043

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 044

    Duration: 10min

  • Chapter 045

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 046

    Duration: 06min

  • Chapter 047

    Duration: 04min

  • Chapter 048

    Duration: 10min

  • Chapter 049

    Duration: 11min

  • Chapter 050

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 051

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 052

    Duration: 11min

  • Chapter 053

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 054

    Duration: 07min

  • Chapter 055

    Duration: 10min

  • Chapter 056

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 057

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 058

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 059

    Duration: 09min

  • Chapter 060

    Duration: 11min

  • Chapter 061

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 062

    Duration: 10min

  • Chapter 063

    Duration: 11min

  • Chapter 064

    Duration: 10min

  • Chapter 065

    Duration: 08min

  • Chapter 066

    Duration: 10min

  • Chapter 067

    Duration: 10min

  • Chapter 068

    Duration: 01min

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