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The Uncommon Wisdom of Oprah Winfrey: A Portrait In Her Own Words Oprah Winfrey

The Uncommon Wisdom of Oprah Winfrey: A Portrait In Her Own Words

Oprah Winfrey

Published January 31st 1997
ISBN : 9780688143824
Hardcover
224 pages
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Now for the first time The Uncommon Wisdom of Oprah Winfrey tells the incredibly moving story of Americas most beloved star in her own words. She evokes her impoverished childhood in the Deep South, her heralded rise as Americas most successfulMore Now for the first time The Uncommon Wisdom of Oprah Winfrey tells the incredibly moving story of Americas most beloved star in her own words. She evokes her impoverished childhood in the Deep South, her heralded rise as Americas most successful talk show host, her experience as a movie actress and Academy Award nominee, and her life as a single, enormously wealthy black woman in a white, male-dominated world.She talks, too, in her always candid and intimate way, about passions, her hurts, and her ambitions. She describes the affairs with men that left her weeping and the joy she has found in her love for Stedman Graham. She evokes the travail she suffered fighting her weight problems and her triumph in overcoming them.Filled with hundreds of quotations, The Uncommon Wisdom of Oprah Winfrey plumbs such sensitive subjects as the abuse Oprah suffered from relatives when she a teenager, her experimentation with drugs, her feelings about the enormous success of her show, how she relates to her family, and the causes and charities that drive her work.Deservedly adored by millions, a real Oprah Winfrey is revealed as never before in this astonishing, unauthorized book.