By Janice Peck

ISBN-10: 1594514682

ISBN-13: 9781594514685

ISBN-10: 1594514690

ISBN-13: 9781594514692

over the past twenty years Oprah Winfrey's trip has taken her from speak express queen to-as Time journal has asserted-"one of crucial figures in well known culture." via her speak express, journal, web site, seminars, charity paintings, and public appearances, her impression within the social, monetary, and political arenas of yank existence is significant and previously, principally unexamined. within the Age of Oprah, media student and journalist Janice Peck strains Winfrey's turning out to be cultural impression and illustrates the attention-grabbing parallels among her street to reputation and fortune and the political-economic upward thrust of neoliberalism during this nation. whereas trying to comprehend Oprah's ascent to the close to- iconic prestige that she enjoys at the present time, Peck's e-book presents a desirable window into the intersection of yankee politics and tradition during the last zone century.

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