The Oprah Winfrey story

speaking her mind : an authorized biography by Geraldine Woods

Publisher: Dillon Press in Minneapolis, Minn

Written in English
Cover of: The Oprah Winfrey story | Geraldine Woods
Published: Pages: 79 Downloads: 499
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Subjects:

  • Winfrey, Oprah -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Winfrey, Oprah.,
  • Television personalities -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Actors -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Television personalities.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.,
  • Actors and actresses.,
  • Women -- Biography.

About the Edition

A biography of talk show host Oprah Winfrey, the first woman to own her own talk show and the first black woman to own her own production company.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [78]-79) and index.

StatementGeraldine Woods.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography.
SeriesTaking part books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1992.4.W56 W66 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1530429M
ISBN 100875184634
LC Control Number91007818
OCLC/WorldCa23220049

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