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The Resource Officer Clemmons, Dr. Fran?ois S. Clemmons, (electronic resource)

Officer Clemmons, Dr. Fran?ois S. Clemmons, (electronic resource)

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Officer Clemmons
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Officer Clemmons
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Dr. Fran?ois S. Clemmons
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Language
eng
Summary
The intimate debut memoir by the man known to the world as Mister Rogers' Neighborhood 's Officer Clemmons, who made history as the first African American actor to have a recurring role on a children's television program. When he created the role of Officer Clemmons on the award-winning television series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood , Fran?ois Clemmons made history as the first African American actor to have a recurring role on a children's program. A new, wide world opened for Clemmons?but one that also required him to make painful personal choices and sacrifices. Officer Clemmons details Clemmons's incredible life story, beginning with his early years in Alabama and Ohio, marked by family trauma and loss, through his studies as a music major at Oberlin College, where Clemmons began to investigate and embrace his homosexuality, to a chance encounter with Fred Rogers that changed the whole course of both men's lives, leading to a deep, spiritual friendship and mentorship spanning nearly forty years. From New York to Russia, Berlin to California, Grammy Award?winner Clemmons has performed for audiences around the world and remains a beloved figure. Evocative and intimate, and buoyed by its author's own vivacious, inimitable energy, Officer Clemmons chronicles a historical and enlightening life and career of a man who has brought joy to millions of adults and children, across generations and borders
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Clemmons, Dr. Fran?ois S
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Performing Arts
  • African American Nonfiction
  • Nonfiction
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Officer Clemmons, Dr. Fran?ois S. Clemmons, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781948226714
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3c4df3b1-868b-4549-8853-b1f63bf879fe
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  • other
  • remote
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read
Label
Officer Clemmons, Dr. Fran?ois S. Clemmons, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781948226714
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
3c4df3b1-868b-4549-8853-b1f63bf879fe
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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