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Oprah Winfrey : a biography

Author: Helen S Garson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a biography of television celebrity Oprah Winfrey, discussing her early life, her success as host of the "Oprah Winfrey Show," and her personal and public struggles.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Oprah Winfrey; Oprah Winfrey; Oprah Winfrey; Oprah Winfrey
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen S Garson
ISBN: 0313323399 9780313323393
OCLC Number: 55109117
Description: xvi, 174 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 The World and Oprah--Chapter 2 Life Is a Journey --
Chapter 3 Televisionland --
Chapter 4 Books and More Book--
Chapter 5 Intimates --
Chapter 6 Bad Food, Good Food, Weight, and Exercise --
Chapter 7 the Choice of Women Everywhere --
Chapter 8 Into the Future--
Bibliography --Index.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Helen S. Garson.
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