271 p.,  p. of plates : ports. (some col.), facsims. ; 24 cm.
Prologue: Stepping out, senior style -- Upon the wicked stage -- Queen mother -- Men, take one -- Men, take two -- Sickness and health -- My best girl -- What mirror, where? -- Grey matters -- My father, myself -- Brand-new game.
The barrier-breaking actress best known for her roles in Julia and Grey's anatomy discusses her four marriages, including her courtship with Sidney Poitier, the racial and sexual politics that shaped her roles in Hollywood and on Broadway, and the personal cost of her career.