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"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 The Answer Is...Reflections on My Life. 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." -- Goodreads.com.
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subject_facetAudiobooks
Autobiographies
Cancer -- Patients -- Biography
Jeopardy! (Television program)
Television personalities -- Biography
Television personalities -- United States -- Anecdotes
Television personalities -- United States -- Biography
Television quiz shows -- United States
Trebek, Alex, -- 1940-
title_displayThe answer is... : reflections on my life
title_fullThe Answer Is . . . Reflections on My Life
The answer is... : reflections on my life / Alex Trebek
The answer is... [sound recording] : reflections on my life / Alex Trebek
title_shortThe answer is
title_subreflections on my life
topic_facetBiography & Autobiography
Cancer
Nonfiction
Patients
Performing Arts
Self-Improvement
Television personalities
Television quiz shows
Trebek, Alex