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Winfrey, Oprah

Overview
Works: 682 works in 1,330 publications in 15 languages and 97,315 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Animated films  Children's films  History  Historical films  Musical films  Juvenile works  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Host, Author, Speaker, Narrator, Producer, fmp, Dedicatee, Performer, Interviewer, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Oprah Winfrey
 
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The color purple by Alice Walker( Visual )

51 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and French and held by 4,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister
Charlotte's web by Julia Roberts( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fern is a young farm girl who rescues the runt, Wilbur. Wilbur the pig is saved from certain death and Fern visits him every day at her Uncle Homer's farm. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house." Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964
Bee movie by Jerry Seinfeld( Visual )

14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,574 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 Lee Daniels( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,540 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, and 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 2,514 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 by Denzel Washington( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,491 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
Make the connection : ten steps to a better body--and a better life by Bob Greene( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,320 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
The butler by Les Daniels( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,270 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
Beloved by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,017 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 Hundred-Foot Journey by Lasse Hallstrm( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hassan is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, his family settles in a quaint village in the south of France. They plan to open an Indian restaurant, that is, until Madame Mallory, the owner of a classical French restaurant, gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant so near her own escalate to all out war; until Hassan's cooking talent and love for Mme. Mallory's assistant, Marguerite cannot be ignored
Unchained memories readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Civil War ended in 1865, more than 4 million slaves were set free. By the late 1930's, 100,000 former slaves were still alive. In the midst of the Great Depression, journalists and writers traveled the country as part of the Federal Writers' Project to record the memories of the last generation of African-Americans born into bondage. Over 2,000 interviews were transcribed as spoken, in the vernacular of the time, to form a unique historical record
Their eyes were watching God by Zora Neale Hurston( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,287 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 )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,194 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
Miss representation by Jennifer Siebel Newsom( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women in influential positions in America and challenges the media's limiting and often disparaging portrayals of women, which make it difficult for the average girl to see herself as powerful
Life by David Attenborough( Visual )

8 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 933 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
Our friend, Martin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 884 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
The March : The Story of the Greatest March in American History by Oprah Winfrey( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his stirring "I Have a Dream" speech. This watershed event in the Civil Rights Movement helped change the face of America. Recounts the events when 250,000 people came together to form the largest demonstration the young American democracy had ever seen
Journey to Beloved by Oprah Winfrey( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 802 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
What I know for sure by Oprah Winfrey( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organised by theme, these essays offer a rare and powerful glimpse into the mind of Oprah Winfrey, one of the world's most extraordinary women. Candid, moving, exhilarating, uplifting and dynamic, Oprah's words shimmer with the sort of wisdom and truth that readers will turn to again and again
 
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Make the connection : ten steps to a better body--and a better life
Alternative Names
Opra Vinfrija

Oprah

Oprah 1954-

Oprah Winfrey actriz estadounidense

Oprah Winfrey Amerikaans filmacteur

Oprah Winfrey amerykańska prezenterka telewizyjna

Oprah Winfrey animatrice et productrice amricaine de tlvision, critique littraire et ditrice de magazines

Oprah Winfrey conduttrice televisiva e attrice statunitense

Oprah Winfrey US-amerikanische Talkshow-Moderatorin

Oprah Winfreyov

Winfrey, Oprah Gail

Winfrey Oprah Gail 1954-....

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Опра Винфри

Опра Вінфрі

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אופרה וינפרי

أوبرا وينفري

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ئۆپرا وینفری

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অপরাহ উইনফ্রে

ਓਪਰਾ ਵਿਨਫਰੇ

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오프라 윈프리

オプラ・ウィンフリー

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BelovedUnchained memories readings from the slave narrativesLifeJourney to BelovedOprah Winfrey : the real storyOprah a biographyOprah Winfrey speaks : insight from the world's most influential voice