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The Uncommon Wisdom of Oprah Winfrey: A Portrait in Her Own Words
For the first time The Uncommon Wisdom of Oprah Winfrey tells the incredibly moving story of America's most beloved star in her own words. She evokes her impoverished childhood in the Deep South, her heralded rise as America's most successful talk show host, her experience as a movie actress and Academy Award nominee, and her life as a single, enormously wealthy black woma ...more
Hardcover, 334 pages
Published June 1st 2000 by Citadel
(first published January 1st 1996)
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omg oprah had a very trajic life. i am currently at the part of the book where she talks about how she was molested and raped by her favorite uncle while her nine-teen year old cousin was baby sitting her!!!!!! very crazy she is a very strong women and i certainlly give her props for telling the whole world her own story. :}
As the visionary and leader behind OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and formerly the supervising producer and host of the top-rated, award-winning “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Oprah has entertained and inspired millions of viewers to live their best lives. Her accomplishments as a global media leader and philanthropist have established her as one of the most respected and admired public figures today.More about Oprah Winfrey...