Journey to Beloved

Journey to Beloved

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Overview

Of all the events in Oprah Winfrey's life, none has affected her powerfully as playing the part of Sethe, the former slave who must come to terms with a haunting past, in Jonathan Demme's film of Toni Morrison's Pulizer Prize-winning novel - coming from Touchstone Pictures in Fall 1998. Oprah fell in love with the book when it was first published in 1988, and instantly became determined to deliver this powerful story to film herself. But making the movie was something even more profound than she might have imagined, and JOURNEY TO THE BELOVED is her own emotional account of that experience.

With Oprah's heartfelt words and the evocative images of Ken Regan, JOURNEY TO THE BELOVED is an elegant book that will interest fans of Oprah, of Toni Morrison, and of fine filmmaking. Accompanying Oprah's personal journals and thoughts about the Beloved experience is a foreword by Jonathan Demme and a chorus of voices, from Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise, and Beah Richards. The result is a tribute to a courageous work of art, expressed as only Oprah can express it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786864805
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 11/01/1998
Edition description: Autographed, Limited Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 9.62(w) x 12.87(h) x 1.00(d)

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Journey to Beloved 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
francesuzanne on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book was really fun because it's essentially a reprint of the diary that Oprah kept while filming this movie. It includes lots of pictures as well. Any Oprah fan should read this book.