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Watch Me Fly: What I Learned on the Way to Becoming the Woman I Was Meant to Be by Myrlie Evers-Williams (1999)



Hardcover with dust jacket in Very Good (VG) condition. DJ has light rubbing from storage. Please see our guide to book conditions for more details.

With more than 200 speaking engagements a year, Myrlie Evers-Willams is one of the most visible and respected African-American women in America. She has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including "Woman of the Year" from Ladies Home Journal, Glamour, and Ms., and her dignity, pride, and perseverance have made her a role model for millions of women of all ages and races.Watch Me Fly is Evers-Williams's "instructive autobiography", with valuable counsel and practical strategy for women facing the challenges of today's world. Her wisdom is drawn from her own journey, which, after her husband was killed, involved raising three children on her own, earning a college degree, and attaining positions of power in corporate America, city government, and the NAACP, initially as its first full-time chairwoman and now as a member of the board. Illuminated by stories of love, loss, determination, and justice, Watch Me Fly includes such topics as learning from one's past, single parenting, secrets of successful relationships, financial survival, activism, and aging.