By Jeremy Olshan. The truth is boring. As for her relationship with longtime partner Stedman Graham, according to the book the two do not share a bedroom. Perhaps the biggest secret of the book is left a secret. Oprah still does not know the true identity of her father. Vernon Winfrey, the man who raised Oprah, is also frustrated with the way she has played fast and loose with the truth.
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More than a mere talk show host , Oprah Winfrey is an award-winning actress and producer, a media mogul , and a philanthropist. Many people count her among the most influential women internationally. The larger-than-life success, fame, and fortune Oprah enjoys today did not come easy, however; she had much to overcome. But it's clear to see how her childhood shaped the woman she would become.
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And so Mrs. Esters has not told Oprah, although Oprah has begged to find out who her father is. Kelley said Esters has adamantly denied the abuse ever happened, while her father Vernon has wavered on the issue. Kelley told Morales that for her part, she chooses to believe Oprah. Kelley said she had to tread a fine line in the book, and ensure the reader knows where each family member stands with their powerful relative.