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Winfrey, Oprah

Works: 670 works in 1,236 publications in 9 languages and 90,675 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Juvenile works  Quotations  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Popular works  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Host, Author, Narrator, Speaker, Producer, Dedicatee, Performer, Interviewer, Interviewee, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Oprah Winfrey
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Most widely held works by Oprah Winfrey
The color purple by Alice Walker( Visual )
44 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and French and held by 4,480 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 E. B White( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,579 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
Bee movie by Jerry Seinfeld( Visual )
13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barry, a bee who is anxious to see the world outside the hive, is befriended by Vanessa, a human woman, and learns the shocking truth--that people are stealing and selling honey
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 2,475 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
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 2,464 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 princess and the frog by Ron Clements( Visual )
12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,444 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 2,152 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
The butler ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,075 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 )
36 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,018 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 & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
Unchained memories readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,314 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 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 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 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 1,028 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses ways in which the media openly degrades women. Features commentary from many influential women in media and politics
The hundred-foot journey ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 930 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
Life by David Attenborough( Visual )
9 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 925 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 922 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
Conscious women, conscious relationships true stories of wisdom & awareness on the path of relationships ( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journey to Beloved by Oprah Winfrey( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 823 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 by Oprah Winfrey( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 755 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 741 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
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Alternative Names
Oprah 1954-
Winfrey, Oprah Gail
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English (321)
French (5)
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German (3)
Chinese (3)
Dutch (2)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
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