The Oprah Winfrey Show: Reflections on an American Legacy
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The Oprah Winfrey Show: Reflections on an American Legacy

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The Oprah Winfrey Show came to an end on May 25, 2011, after 25 years on television. Arguably the most influential television personality of all time, Ms. Winfrey and her show have had an impact on American culture that cannot be overstated. This beautifully illustrated book will explore and celebrate the legacy of the show using essays and tributes from a stellar group of...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published November 15th 2011 by Harry N. Abrams (first published November 1st 2011)
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I'd finished this book quite a while ago but chose to hold my review until I could give this book the response it deserves.

I know that there are many who see Oprah as a self-absorbed, uppity individual who saves the best of her philanthropic activities to boost her own ratings. I think, to a degree, this could be true. No one is perfect. I do not agree with all of her political drives, or how she aims to water-down certain religious principles. She’s made some bad decisions in life as an unknown...more
This is a beautifully written book on the history of The Oprah Winfrey Show. Love everything that has been included. The cover is one of if not the most beautiful photos I've ever seen of Oprah. A must buy for all of her fans
Harun Harahap
Buku ini jadi hadiah ulang tahun dari aku sendiri. Dari dulu ingin sekali punya buku ini tetapi tak kunjung dibeli karena harganya yang mahal. Sebenarnya wajar harganya mahal karena hard cover, ukuran buku yang jumbo dan kertasnya yang glossy.

Kalau memang pecinta Oprah Show, pasti buku ini mengena banget untukmu. Langsung terkenang semua episode yang diceritakan dalam buku ini. Episode yang bikin air mata gue mengambang adalah semua episode tentang Matty Stepanek.

Aku suka sekali buku Oprah Show...more
Serenity Bohon
Coffee table-sized with big, clear photographs of show moments, this book is fun memorabilia for fans. Though not literature, the task of summarizing the history of this show was a big one, and the author pulls it off very well. Hits all the high points (and some low ones unfortunately). The book is divided into sections on wellness, spirituality, the book club, etc. If you watched very faithfully at all, you probably won't get new aha moments from it, but it's a nice reminder of the best ones.
Large, heavy, coffee table-style book with an exquisitely beautiful cover. As kind as the friends/celebrities' words of adoration were, they weren't home-runs. Some of the typos leave you hanging, as if a page is missing. The concept I loved; the product I didn't.
Clayton Chase
The only time I ever watched the show was back in 2003 when I happened upon the episode where she gave every audience member a car and was jumping up and down in a pink dress.
Beautiful book. Amazing woman. Makes me wish I had seen the show.
Jenna Boggs
Book for the ultimate Oprah fan.......
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