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Rags to Riches Series: Oprah Winfrey

Rags to Riches Series: Oprah Winfrey

by College Guide World
     
 
Winfrey was born into poverty in rural Mississippi to a teenage single mother and later raised in an inner-city Milwaukee neighborhood. She experienced considerable hardship during her childhood, claiming to be raped at age nine and becoming pregnant at 14; her son died in infancy.Sent to live with the man she calls her father, a barber in Tennessee, Winfrey landed a

Overview

Winfrey was born into poverty in rural Mississippi to a teenage single mother and later raised in an inner-city Milwaukee neighborhood. She experienced considerable hardship during her childhood, claiming to be raped at age nine and becoming pregnant at 14; her son died in infancy.Sent to live with the man she calls her father, a barber in Tennessee, Winfrey landed a job in radio while still in high school and began co-anchoring the local evening news at the age of 19.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781300112631
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
08/22/2012
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
361,838
File size:
435 KB

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