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Winfrey, Oprah

Works: 650 works in 1,201 publications in 8 languages and 86,913 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Quotations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Popular works 
Roles: Actor, Host, Narrator, Speaker, Producer, Dedicatee, Performer, Interviewer, Interviewee, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Oprah Winfrey
The color purple by Alice Walker ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and French and held by 4,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who is forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister
Charlotte's web by E. B White ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Make the connection : ten steps to a better body--and a better life by Bob Greene ( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oprah Winfrey and Bob Greene tell you exactly what to do every day, physically and mentally, to start looking and feeling fantastic. Oprah shares personal stories of her own weight loss battles and together she and Bob provide loads of encouragement and advice as they walk you through their ten simple steps towards a healthier and happier existence
Bee movie by Jerry Seinfeld ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having just graduated from college, Barry B. Benson finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa. He is shocked to discover that the humans have been stealing and eating the bee's honey for centuries. He ultimately realizes that his true calling in life is to set the world right by suing the human race. That is until the ensuing chaos upsets the very balance of nature. It is up to Barry to prove that even a little bee can spell big changes in the world
Precious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire) by Sapphire ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece 'Precious' Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family. She has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl. She suffers constant physical, mental and sexual abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary. After getting pregnant for the second time, Precious is suspended from her school. Her principal arranges to have her attend an alternative school where her new teacher, Ms. Rain, helps Precious learn to read and she responds to this glimmer of hope. Precious also meets Mrs. Weiss, a social worker, who discovers the abuse and incest that Precious has had to endure. Her father dies of AIDS and Precious learns that she is now HIV-positive
The princess and the frog by Ron Clements ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New Orleans. Arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana cross paths. Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by a conniving voodoo magician. Tiana follows suit when she decides to kiss the amphibian royalty. With the help of a trumpet-playing alligator, a Cajun firefly, and an old blind lady who lives in a boat in a tree, Naveen and Tiana must race to break the spell and fulfill their dreams
The great debaters ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story
Beloved by Jonathan Demme ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe and Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
The butler ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
Unchained memories readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents narratives by more than forty former slaves, collected by the Works Progress Administration in the 1930's, and includes sixty photos
Their eyes were watching God by Zora Neale Hurston ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the mores of her small town
Hey, Boo Harper Lee & To kill a mockingbird ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifty years after winning the Pulitzer Prize, To Kill a Mockingbird remains a beloved best seller and quite possibly the most influential American novel of the 20th century. Mary McDonagh Murphy's Hey, Boo explores the To Kill a Mockingbird phenomenon and unravels some of the mysteries surrounding Harper Lee, including why she never published again. It also brings to light the context and history of the novel's Deep South setting and the social changes it inspired after publication
Our friend, Martin ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Authentic historical footage is blended with colorful animations as students learn about the civil rights leader who challenged all Americans to turn his dream of freedom into reality
Miss representation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses ways in which the media openly degrades women. Features commentary from many influential women in media and politics
Life by David Attenborough ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four years in the making and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat. Features 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome challenges from adversaries and their environment
Conscious women, conscious relationships true stories of wisdom & awareness on the path of relationships ( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journey to Beloved by Oprah Winfrey ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oprah Winfrey shares her inspiration for turning Toni Morrison's novel Beloved into a motion picture and, in an almost daily log, records her thoughts and feelings during the making of the film, in which she portrays the character "Sethe." Includes a foreword by director Jonathan Demme
O's big book of happiness : the best of O, the Oprah magazine : wisdom, wit, advice, interviews, and inspiration ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"You can't buy happiness, so why not grow your own? All you need is a piece of fertile ground (your beautiful mind) plus some hardy seeds of wisdom, creativity, and plain good sense. In this inspiring new collection from the pages of O, The Oprah Magazine, more than 75 warm, wise, and insightful contributors write about beating the blues, dropping the weight, kissing fear goodbye, making your dreams real, and putting your best face forward (with a little help from the right haircut, of course)"--Jacket
Emmanuel's gift ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ghana is not a good place to have a disability--parents either poison their disabled children, or leave them to die in the forest--it's called "seeing off." At best, the disabled are expected to be beggars. Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah was born with one deformed leg, which led his father to abandon his mother. Until her early death, she championed her son, enrolling him in school and taking him to various doctors searching for a cure. Her encouragement proved long lasting, as this documentary tells how Emmanuel became a successful amputee athlete. Today, he works to bring political and social change to Ghana's disabled
The women of Brewster Place ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
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Alternative Names
Oprah 1954-
Winfrey, Oprah Gail
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English (326)
French (5)
Spanish (4)
German (3)
Chinese (1)
Polish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Dutch (1)