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
    Duration: 07min
  • 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
    Duration: 09min
  • 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
  • sample
    Duration: 01min

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