Description : A biography of the popular talk show host who rose from a childhood of poverty to become one of the most visible women in the nation.
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 : * 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 has been called the Queen of All Media for good reason?during her more than thirty-year career, she has left an indelible mark on radio, television, film, theater, magazines, and books. One of the most influential people today, Oprah is also a committed humanitarian.
Description : A biography of the talk-show host who has used her popular television program to venture into publishing, music, movies, and education.
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.