Description : Examines the life of one of the richest and most influential people in the world, from her beginnings in poverty and abuse to her rise as a television personality and entrepreneur.
Description : A biography of the performer and talk show host, discussing her childhood of neglect and her rise to the top of the entertainment world.
Description : * Critically acclaimed biographies of history's most notable African-Americans * Straightforward and objective writing * Lavishly illustrated with photographs and memorabilia * Essential for multicultural studies
Description : Oprah Winfrey is an unprecedented and important cultural phenomenon. This book aims to understand the reasons for her spectacular success and visibility. Based on nearly one hundred show transcripts; a year and a half of watching the show regularly; and analysis of magazine articles, several biographies, O Magazine, Oprah Book Club novels, self-help manuals promoted on the show, and hundreds of messages on the Oprah Winfrey Web site, it takes the Oprah industry seriously in order to ask fundamental questions about how culture works today.
Description : In a speech at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, Oprah Winfrey famously promised young women that "a new day is on the horizon." That sense of determination has helped Winfrey rise to the top of the worlds of entertainment and business, and it's also helped her overcome a painful past to serve as a voice of hope and a force for change. Through detailed text featuring sidebars and eye-catching quote boxes filled with Winfrey's own words, readers discover her inspiring story, which is told alongside full-color photographs of Winfrey from the past and present.
Description : A flattering rags-to-riches portrait of Oprah Winfrey traces her rise to superstardom, using interviews, articles, and newscasts to follow her fascinating life. Reprint.
Description : The Wisdom of Sundays features insightful selections from the most meaningful conversations between Oprah Winfrey and some of today's most admired thought leaders. Visionaries like Tony Robbins, Arianna Huffington and Shonda Rhimes share their lessons in finding purpose. World-renowned teachers like Eckhart Tolle, Marianne Williamson, and Wayne Dyer explain our complex relationship with the ego and the healing powers of love and connection. And bestselling writers like Cheryl Strayed, Elizabeth Gilbert, and Elizabeth Lesser explore forgiveness and letting go. Organized into ten chapters – each one representing a powerful step in Oprah's own spiritual journey, and introduced with a personal essay by Oprah herself – the moments of inspiration that have enlightened millions on the three-time Emmy Award-winning Super Soul Sunday are collected in The Wisdom of Sundays, a cherishable, deeply affecting book. Paired with more than 100 beautiful photographs, including many from Oprah's private property in California, The Wisdom of Sundays promises to be a timeless keepsake that will help readers awaken to life's wondrous possibilities. Oprah Winfrey says, "If you want to be more fully present and live with a wide-open heart, this is where your journey begins."