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Oregon experience. / Opal Whiteley

Author: Kami Horton; Nadine Jelsing; Oregon Public Broadcasting.; Oregon Historical Society.
Publisher: Portland, OR : Oregon Public Broadcasting, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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"Child prodigy, nature writer, princess or fraud? In 1920, everyone in Oregon seemed to have an opinion about Opal Whiteley. She was an international literary sensation with the publication of a childhood diary detailing her life in the logging camps of Oregon. The diary was hailed as the work of a genius, but it became the center of controversy. It contained clues that she was really a kidnapped French princess.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Opal Stanley Whiteley
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kami Horton; Nadine Jelsing; Oregon Public Broadcasting.; Oregon Historical Society.
OCLC Number: 640149001
Language Note: English ; Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast by OPB on Mar. 1, 2010 as an episode of the television series Oregon experience.
Description: 1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format.
Other Titles: Opal Whiteley
Responsibility: produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting and the Oregon Historical Society ; producer/writer, Kami Horton ; editor, Bruce Barrow ; executive producer, Nadine Jelsing.

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"Child prodigy, nature writer, princess or fraud? In 1920, everyone in Oregon seemed to have an opinion about Opal Whiteley. She was an international literary sensation with the publication of a childhood diary detailing her life in the logging camps of Oregon. The diary was hailed as the work of a genius, but it became the center of controversy. It contained clues that she was really a kidnapped French princess. Her life and the diary remain shrouded in mystery."--Container.

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