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    • The Measure of a Man

    • A Spiritual Autobiography
    • By: Sidney Poitier
    • Narrated by: Sidney Poitier
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 659
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321

    In this luminous memoir, a true American icon looks back on his celebrated life and career. His body of work is arguably the most morally significant in cinematic history, and the power and influence of that work are indicative of the character of the man behind the many storied roles. Sidney Poitier here explores these elements of character and personal values to take his own measure: as a man, as a husband and a father, and as an actor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful

    • By Alfred on 10-29-08

    Regular price: $17.10

    • Life Beyond Measure

    • Interview with Sidney Poitier
    • By: Sidney Poitier
    • Narrated by: Sidney Poitier
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 78

    An interview with Sidney Poitier about his new book, Life Beyond Measure.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nice short listen about his early start

    • By Thomas on 08-27-08

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Life Beyond Measure

    • Letters to My Great-Granddaughter
    • By: Sidney Poitier
    • Narrated by: Sidney Poitier
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • What a life this man had.

    • By Ricky on 12-10-09

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Montaro Caine

    • By: Sidney Poitier
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Montaro Caine, CEO of the Fitzer Corporation, is losing control of the company he built just as his teenage daughter is experiencing her own difficulties. At this moment of crisis, a man and woman appear at his office with a coin of unknown provenance, composed of a metal unknown on Earth. Montaro immediately recognizes it as the companion of a coin he analyzed as a graduate student working in a lab at MIT, which was later returned to its unidentified owner. The coin's appearance draws the attention of scientists, collectors, financiers, and thieves, all of whom vie to get their hands on it....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Strong start, but fizzles to a close

    • By Prince on 12-07-18

    Regular price: $27.99