The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography by Sidney Poitier
Poitier 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.
Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King
Did Dolores Claiborne murder her abusive husband on July 20, 1963, the day of a solar eclipse in Maine? Did she push her elderly, ailing employer on a fatal trip down the staircase over 30 years later? As her daughter lies in bed, her mother's voice tells the story of the events that shaped her life.
Ways of War by Tracy Gregory
Anna Windsor sees nothing but perfection as she looks into the eyes of her newborn daughter. It appears the life she has wished for is unfolding perfectly--until the realities of the Vietnam War encroach on her dreams. Now Anna must come to terms with new challenges as her husband, Grant, tells her that he has received orders to join the fight a world away in Southeast Asia.