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Kramer, Barbara

Summary: "The story of how a young Southern girl who was raised on a pig farm became one of the most influential and inspiring people in the world. We all know Oprah Winfrey as a talk-show host, actress, producer, media mogul, and philanthropist, but the "Queen ofTalk" wasn't always so fortunate. She suffered through a rough childhood and went on to use her personal struggles as motivation. Oprah's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WIN

Watson, Renee

Summary: "A biography of Oprah Winfrey, part of the She Persisted chapter book series"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WIN

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: "This picture book biography focuses on critically acclaimed talk show host Oprah Winfrey, who used her struggles in childhood as motivation to become "Queen of All Media.""--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WIN

Winfrey, Oprah.

Summary: "After film critic Gene Siskel asked her, "What do you know for sure?" Oprah Winfrey began writing the "What I Know For Sure" column in O, The Oprah Magazine. Saying that the question offered her a way to take "stock of her life," Oprah has penned one column a month over the last fourteen years, years in which she retired The Oprah Winfrey Show (the highest-rated program of its kind in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 WIN

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 WIN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 Winfrey

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.4502 WIN

Kelley, Kitty.

Summary: An extensively researched biography of Oprah Winfrey examines the personal life and career of the influential icon and discusses her place in modern American culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WINFREY, OPRAH KEL

Winfrey, Oprah

Summary: "With dishes created and prepared alongside her favorite chefs, paired with personal essays and memories from Oprah herself, this cookbook offers a candid, behind-the-scenes look into the life (and kitchen) of one of the most influential and respected celebrities in the world"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.5 WIN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.563 WIN

Summary: In this fascinating and entertaining film, eminent Harvard scholar, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., guides viewers through the process of creating their own family histories, based on the experience of discovering his own ancestors and those of the TV pioneer, educator, and philanthropist, Oprah Winfrey. Richly illustrated with clips from the popular PBS documentary, Oprah’s Roots: An African American...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Okrant, Robyn.

Summary: What happens when a thirty-five-year-old average American woman spends one year following every piece of Oprah Winfrey's advice on how to "live your best life"? Robyn Okrant devoted 2008 to adhering to all of Oprah's suggestions and guidance delivered via her television show, her Web site, and her magazine. This is a month-by-month account of that year. Some of the challenges included...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.45 OKR

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Kelley, Kitty.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WINFREY, OPRAH Kel

Madden, Chris Casson.

Summary: Presents the personal spaces of thirty-eight distinctive women, including Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, and Ali MacGraw.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 747.082 MAD

Lin, Yvonne

Summary: Profiles historic and contemporary women who made a difference in the world, including Benazir Bhutto, Oprah Winfrey, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 LIN

Summary: African-American women have captured the moral imagination of mainstream America through their essays, novels, poetry, and other artistic endeavors, breaching the static lines of race, gender, and class. How have their reflections so clearly articulated the hopes and philosophies of so many? In this program, writers Alice Walker and bell hooks and Ohio State University faculty Dr. Martha...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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