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Oprah Winfrey : a twentieth-century life

Author: Ilene Cooper
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 2008.
Series: Up close.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the life of the African American talk-show host, describing her rise from poverty to her current status as one the country's most financially successful television personalities.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Biographies
Literature
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Oprah Winfrey; Oprah Winfrey; Oprah Winfrey; Oprah Winfrey
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilene Cooper
ISBN: 9780142410455 0142410454
OCLC Number: 166367377
Description: 204 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Up close.
Other Titles: Up close : Oprah Winfrey
Responsibility: Ilene Cooper.

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Presents the life of the African American talk-show host, describing her rise from poverty to her current status as one the country's most financially successful television personalities.

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A nice addition to any fan's library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-21) Good Permalink

     A compelling biography about the well-known Winfrey. Cooper does a good job of keeping the story moving as the legendary, sometimes turbulent, life of Winfrey is revealed. The great-great-granddaughter of slaves, Winfrey's road to fame is an inspiration to all young women...
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