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

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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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Valerie
Apr 19, 2010 rated it it was amazing
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. :}
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Jun 16, 2009 rated it liked it
I learned a lot about Oprah Winfrey I'm not a huge fan of Oprah's show I think she goes a wonderful job. And does a lot of stuff for people in need. I might read others books about her, but this book was given to me from my mom she is a huge fan.
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Dec 19, 2010 rated it did not like it
Think this one was very odd..I picked it up thinking it would be a story about her..NOT true just a bunch of quotes she has said. BORING
Alex
Aug 11, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: non-fiction
The quotes in the book are somewhat uncommon, but the wisdom is not. Oprah has good qualities but she is not as wise as people make her out to be.
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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.
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“As you become more clear about who you really are, you'll be better able to decide what is best for you - the first time around.” 169 likes
“My idea is to give hope, because where there is no hope, there is no vision, and where there is no vision, people will perish.” 54 likes
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