Finding Me: An Oprah's Book Club Pick

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Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
HarperOne
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780063037366

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About the Author

VIOLA DAVIS is an internationally acclaimed actress and producer, known for her exceptional performances in television shows like 'How to Get Away with Murder' and movies like 'Fences' and 'The Help.' She is the winner of an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and two Tony Awards, and in 2021 she won a Screen Actors Guild award for her role in 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom'. In both 2012 and 2017, Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Davis is also the founder and CEO of JuVee Productions, an artist driven production company that develops and produces independent film, theater, television, and digital content.

Reviews

"Reading her memoir, Finding Me. . . you understand where her ability comes from: Only someone who has already been dragged into the depths of emotion readily knows how to get back there." -- New York Times Magazine

"An unvarnished chronicle of hard-won, well-earned success." -- Kirkus Reviews

"It's clear from the first page that Davis is going to serve a more intimate, unpolished account than is typical of the average (often ghost-written) celebrity memoir; Finding Me reads like Davis is sitting you down for a one-on-one conversation about her life, warts and all." -- USA Today

"Davis gives readers hope, encouraging us to look back and embrace childhood dreams or failures, let go of shame, and move forward to become the best version of ourselves." -- Booklist

"Davis's grit and determination are moving, and her unflinching reckoning with the "racism and misogyny" she faced in Hollywood makes her story of overcoming all the more effective. Fans will be utterly enthralled." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Davis's grit and determination are moving, and her unflinching reckoning with the "racism and misogyny" she faced in Hollywood makes her story of overcoming all the more effective. Fans will be utterly enthralled." -- Time magazine

"[A] fulfilling narrative of struggle and success. . . . Her gorgeous storytelling will inspire anyone wishing to shed old labels." -- Los Angeles Times

"Brimming with love, heartbreak, and hard-won wisdom." -- Bustle

"This book is a testament to resilience, hard work, and the power of owning your truth." -- Real Simple

"Raw in its anger, shocking in its frankness, often downright vulgar--and wonderfully alive with Davis' passion poured into every page." -- Associated Press