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The age of Oprah

Janice Peck

The age of Oprah

cultural icon for the neoliberal era

by Janice Peck

  • 222 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Paradigm Publishers in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Winfrey, Oprah -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Oprah Winfrey show

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJanice Peck.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1992.4.W56 P43 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20958672M
    ISBN 109781594514685, 9781594514692
    LC Control Number2007046103

      BOOK RIOT | Book Recommendations and Reviews.   Oprah Winfrey’s new book, “The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life’s Direction and Purpose,” features short essays on her life principles, peppered with quotes from luminaries as varied.

    JP: the book is the Age of Oprah, Cultural Icon for the Neoliberal Era. It seems to be selling OK. I was interviewed by the New York Times last week about a story that has to do with Oprah's ratings declining over the last few years.   Oprah’s Book Club was a phenomenon, worthy of breaking news banners when she would announce her latest selection, each choice virtually guaranteed to sell a million copies.

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