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Winfrey, Oprah

Overview
Works: 734 works in 1,626 publications in 17 languages and 103,290 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Biography  History  Historical films  Juvenile works  Musical films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Host, Author, Speaker, Narrator, Producer, fmp, Performer, Dedicatee, Interviewer, Interviewee, vac, Author of introduction, Director, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Oprah Winfrey
 
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The color purple by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

66 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emotional story of a young black woman in rural turn-of-the-century America, who is separated from her sister while enduring a life of abuse and hardship
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

33 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964
The Butler by Lee Daniels( Visual )

55 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 2,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
The princess and the frog by Ron Clements( Visual )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 2,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Orleans. Arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana cross paths. Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by a conniving voodoo magician. Tiana follows suit when she decides to kiss the amphibian royalty. With the help of a trumpet-playing alligator, a Cajun firefly, and an old blind lady who lives in a boat in a tree, Naveen and Tiana must race to break the spell and fulfill their dreams
Bee movie by Jerry Seinfeld( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having just graduated from college, Barry B. Benson finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa. He is shocked to discover that the humans have been stealing and eating the bee's honey for centuries. He ultimately realizes that his true calling in life is to set the world right by suing the human race. That is until the ensuing chaos upsets the very balance of nature. It is up to Barry to prove that even a little bee can spell big changes in the world
Precious (Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire) by Lee Daniels( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece 'Precious' Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family. She has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl. She suffers constant physical, mental and sexual abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary. After getting pregnant for the second time, Precious is suspended from her school. Her principal arranges to have her attend an alternative school where her new teacher, Ms. Rain, helps Precious learn to read and she responds to this glimmer of hope. Precious also meets Mrs. Weiss, a social worker, and discovers the abuse and incest that Precious has had to endure. Her father dies of AIDS and Precious learns that she is now HIV-positive
The great debaters by Denzel Washington( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship
Make the connection : ten steps to a better body--and a better life by Bob Greene( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 2,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oprah Winfrey and Bob Greene tell you exactly what to do every day, physically and mentally, to start looking and feeling fantastic. Oprah shares personal stories of her own weight loss battles and together she and Bob provide loads of encouragement and advice as they walk you through their ten simple steps towards a healthier and happier existence
The hundred-foot journey by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hassan Kadam is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. When Hassan and his family, led by Papa, move to a quaint village in the South of France with the grand plan of opening an Indian restaurant in the picturesque countryside, they are undeterred by the fact that only 100 feet opposite stands a Michelin starred classical French eatery. However upon encountering the icy proprietress, Madame Mallory, the Kadam family realise they may have bitten off more than they can chew. Outraged by the new arrivals, Madame Mallory is determined to have their business shut down. As cultures clash and food flies, a heated battle escalates between the two establishments - until, that is, Hassan's passion and talent for French cuisine begin to enchant Madame Mallory and even she can't deny this young chef could have what it takes to garner even more acclaim for her beloved restaurant. This, along with his new-found friendship with her beautiful sous chef Marguerite, starts to weave a magic between the two cultures and, despite their different tastes, they discover an unlikely recipe for success that surprises them all
Beloved by Toni Morrison( Visual )

44 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
Their eyes were watching God by Zora Neale Hurston( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mitch Albom seems to have everything a man could want. One night while watching television, Mitch catches an interview of one of his former university professors, Morrie Schwartz. Morrie is now dying and wants to spread a message to the world about the importance of living life to the fullest, which he considers to be the last great learning experience
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents narratives by more than forty former slaves, collected by the Works Progress Administration in the 1930's, and includes sixty photos
Hey, Boo : Harper Lee & To kill a mockingbird by Anna Quindlen( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty years after winning the Pulitzer Prize, To Kill a Mockingbird remains a beloved best seller and quite possibly the most influential American novel of the 20th century. Mary McDonagh Murphy's Hey, Boo explores the To Kill a Mockingbird phenomenon and unravels some of the mysteries surrounding Harper Lee, including why she never published again. It also brings to light the context and history of the novel's Deep South setting and the social changes it inspired after publication
Miss Representation by Jennifer Siebel Newsom( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Like drawing back a curtain to let bright light stream in, Miss Representation uncovers a glaring reality we live with every day but fail to see. Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the film exposes how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. The film challenges the media's limited and often disparaging portrayals of women and girls, which make it difficult for women to achieve leadership positions and for the average woman to feel powerful herself. In a society where media is the most persuasive force shaping cultural norms, the collective message that our young women and men overwhelmingly receive is that a woman's value and power lie in her youth, beauty, and sexuality, and not in her capacity as a leader. While women have made great strides in leadership over the past few decades, the United States is still 90th in the world for women in national legislatures, women hold only 3% of clout positions in mainstream media, and 65% of women and girls have disordered eating behaviors. Stories from teenage girls and provocative interviews with politicians, journalists, entertainers, activists and academics, like Condoleezza Rice, Nancy Pelosi, Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow, Margaret Cho, Rosario Dawson and Gloria Steinem build momentum as Miss Representation accumulates startling facts and statistics that will leave the audience shaken and armed with a new perspective." --Kanopy website
Life by David Attenborough( Visual )

12 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years in the making and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat. Features 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome challenges from adversaries and their environment
The March : The Story of the Greatest March in American History by Oprah Winfrey( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his stirring "I Have a Dream" speech. This watershed event in the Civil Rights Movement helped change the face of America. Recounts the events when 250,000 people came together to form the largest demonstration the young American democracy had ever seen
Our friend, Martin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authentic historical footage is blended with colorful animations as students learn about the civil rights leader who challenged all Americans to turn his dream of freedom into reality
Journey to Beloved by Oprah Winfrey( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oprah Winfrey shares her inspiration for turning Toni Morrison's novel Beloved into a motion picture and, in an almost daily log, records her thoughts and feelings during the making of the film, in which she portrays the character "Sethe." Includes a foreword by director Jonathan Demme
What I know for sure by Oprah Winfrey( Book )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After film critic Gene Siskel asked her, "What do you know for sure?" Oprah Winfrey began writing the "What I Know For Sure" column in O, The Oprah Magazine. Saying that the question offered her a way to take "stock of her life," Oprah has penned one column a month over the last fourteen years, years in which she retired The Oprah Winfrey Show (the highest-rated program of its kind in history), launched her own television network, became America's only black billionaire, was awarded an honorary degree from Harvard University and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, watched friends and colleagues come and go, lost beloved pets and adopted new ones, and celebrated milestone birthdays. Throughout it all, she's continued to offer her profound and inspiring words of wisdom in her "What I Know For Sure" column in O, The Oprah Magazine. Now, for the first time, these thoughtful gems have been revised, updated, and collected in What I Know For Sure, a beautiful audiobook packed with insight and revelation from Oprah Winfrey. Organized by theme-joy, resilience, connection, gratitude, possibility, awe, clarity, and power-these essays offer a rare and powerful glimpse into the mind of one of the world's most extraordinary women. Candid, moving, exhilarating, uplifting, and dynamic, the words Oprah shares in What I Know For Sure shimmer with the sort of wisdom and truth that listeners will turn to again and again
 
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Make the connection : ten steps to a better body--and a better life
Alternative Names
Opra Vinfrija

Oprah

Oprah 1954-

Oprah Winfrey actriz estadounidense

Oprah Winfrey Amerikaans filmacteur

Oprah Winfrey Amerikaans filmactrice

Oprah Winfrey amerykańska prezenterka telewizyjna

Oprah Winfrey animatrice et productrice américaine de télévision, critique littéraire et éditrice de magazines

Oprah Winfrey conduttrice televisiva e attrice statunitense

Oprah Winfrey US-amerikanische Talkshow-Moderatorin

Oprah Winfreyová

Vinfrija, Opra, 1954-

Winfrey, O. G. (Oprah Gail), 1954-

Winfrey, Oprah Gail

Winfrey Oprah Gail 1954-....

Όπρα Γουίνφρεϊ

Опра Винфри

Опра Вінфрі

Опра Вінфрі американська актриса і ведуча ток-шоу «Шоу Опри Вінфрі»

Опра Уинфри

Опра Уинфри американская тележурналистка и общественный деятель

Уинфри, Опра

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אופרה וינפרי

אופרה וינפרי שחקנית אמריקאית

أوبرا وينفري

اوپرا ونفرے

اپرا وینفری

ئۆپرا وینفری

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โอปราห์ วินฟรีย์

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오프라 윈프리

윈프리, 오프라 1954-

オプラ・ウィンフリー

奧花·雲費

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BelovedUnchained memories : readings from the slave narrativesLifeJourney to BelovedOprah Winfrey : the real storyOprah : a biographyOprah Winfrey speaks : insight from the world's most influential voice