Oprah Winfrey: Businesswoman and Actress

Oprah Winfrey: Businesswoman and Actress

by Kathy Furgang


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Most of the world recognizes this celebrity by just her first name: Oprah. Through the course of her thirty-plus-year career in the spotlight, she has gone from talk show underdog to America's first female African American billionaire. This inspiring and captivating biography looks at how Winfrey overcame a difficult youth to go on to become a successful businessperson, talk show host, actress, and philanthropist. This easy-to-read account utilizes directs quotes, color photographs, and fun facts as it illuminates how Winfrey earned her great cultural influence by uniting and educating people through book clubs, by encouraging activism, and by participating in charitable programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781978508989
Publisher: Enslow Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2019
Series: Enslow Junior Biographies Series
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 902,660
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Words to Know 2

Chapter 1 Oprah as a Child 5

Chapter 2 A Serious Student 9

Chapter 3 Talk Show Star Power 12

Chapter 4 A Business Empire 18

Timeline 22

Learn More 23

Index 24

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