Just As I Am

E. Lynn Harris's blend of rich, romantic storytelling and controversial contemporary issues like race and bisexuality have found an enthusiastic and diverse audience across America.

Just As I Am

Just As I Am

E. Lynn Harris's blend of rich, romantic storytelling and controversial contemporary issues like race and bisexuality have found an enthusiastic and diverse audience across America. Readers celebrate the arrival in paperback of his second novel, Just As I Am, which picks up where Invisible Life left off, introducing Harris's appealing and authentic characters to a new set of joys, conflicts, and choices. Raymond, a young black lawyer from the South, struggles to come to terms with his sexuality and with the grim reality of AIDS. Nicole, an aspiring singer/actress, experiences frustration in both her career and in her attempts to find a genuine love relationship. Both characters share an eclectic group of friends who challenge them, and the reader, to look at themselves and the world around thern through different eyes. By portraying Nicole's and Raymond's joys, as well as their pain, Harris never ceases to remind us that life, like love, is about self-acceptance. In this vivid portrait of contemporary black life, with all its pressures and the complications of bisexuality, AIDS, and racism, Harris confirms a faith in the power of love -- love of all kinds -- to thrill and to heal, which will warm the hearts of readers everywhere.

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Just As I Am
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: E. Lynn Harris
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-28 - Publisher: Anchor

E. Lynn Harris's blend of rich, romantic storytelling and controversial contemporary issues like race and bisexuality have found an enthusiastic and diverse audience across America. Readers celebrate the arrival in paperback of his second novel, Just As I Am, which picks up where Invisible Life left off, introducing Harris's appealing
Just as I Am
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Cicely Tyson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-26 - Publisher: HarperCollins

“In her long and extraordinary career, Cicely Tyson has not only exceeded as an actor, she has shaped the course of history.” –President Barack Obama, 2016 Presidential Medal of Honor ceremony "Just As I Am is my truth. It is me, plain and unvarnished, with the glitter and garland set
Just As I Am
Language: en
Pages: 1
Authors: Edward E. Ayer North and Middle American Indian Linguistics Collection (Newberry Library)
Categories: Haida language
Type: BOOK - Published: 187? - Publisher:

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Just as I Am
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Categories: Haida language
Type: BOOK - Published: 1880 - Publisher:

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Just As I Am
Language: en
Pages: 832
Authors: Billy Graham
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-11 - Publisher: Harper Collins

Commemorative edition Hailed as "the world's preacher," Billy Graham enjoyed a career that spanned six decades and his ministry of faith touched the hearts and souls of millions. In Just As I Am, a #1 New York Times Bestseller, Graham reveals his life story in what the Chicago Tribune calls

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