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The answer is-- : reflections on my life / Alex Trebek.

Trebek, Alex, 1940- (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Meyersdale Public Library.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Somerset County Federated Library System. (Show)
  • 73 of 92 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

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1 current hold with 92 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Meyersdale Public Library BIOGRAPHY 92 TREBEK (Text) 30512005374838 MEYM Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982157999 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1982157992 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 290 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
Longtime Jeopardy! host and television icon Alex Trebek reflects on his life and career. Since debuting as the host of Jeopardy! in 1984, Alex Trebek has been something like a family member to millions of television viewers, bringing entertainment and education into their homes five nights a week. Last year, he made the stunning announcement that he had been diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. What followed was an incredible outpouring of love and kindness. Social media was flooded with messages of support, and the Jeopardy! studio received boxes of cards and letters offering guidance, encouragement, and prayers. For over three decades, Trebek had resisted countless appeals to write a book about his life. Yet he was moved so much by all the goodwill, he felt compelled to finally share his story. "I want people to know a little more about the person they have been cheering on for the past year," he writes [in this book]. The book combines illuminating personal anecdotes with Trebek's thoughts on a range of topics, including marriage, parenthood, education, success, spirituality, and philanthropy. Trebek also addresses the questions he gets asked most often by Jeopardy! fans, such as what prompted him to shave his signature mustache, his insights on legendary players like Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer, and his opinion of Will Ferrell's Saturday Night Live impersonation. The book uses a novel structure inspired by Jeopardy!, with each chapter title in the form of a question, and features dozens of never-before-seen photos that candidly capture Trebek over the years.
Subject: Trebek, Alex, 1940-
Television personalities > United States > Biography.
Jeopardy! (Television program)
Genre: Autobiographies.
Anecdotes.

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