As a lifelong reader, fan of trivia and watcher of Jeopardy!, DuBois tried twice to become a contestant on this Emmy-award winning show. But the third time proved to be a charm as he successfully auditioned for the program, and flew from his rural New Hampshire home to Los Angeles to tape his appearance and go head-to-head among some of the smartest people in America.
Along the way he reveals information such as:
- The best way to prepare as a contestant
- Important websites you should visit and books you should read
- What's it like to be "behind the stage" as the show is taped
- And hey, what's Alex Trebek really like?
This humorous, self-deprecating, informative, and suspenseful book will provide even the most casual Jeopardy! viewer with a unique look at America's most well-known gameshow. His appearance on Jeopardy! proved to be one of the most thrilling and unforgettable moments in his life, and this affectionate tale is a tribute to the people who make the show work.
Author's note: This book is not authorized by Jeopardy!, CBS, Sony Television, or any other entity associated with Jeopardy!. CBS, Sony Television, and Jeopardy! are all registered trademarks, and this work is not intended to infringe on any of these trademarks or associated rights.
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Behind the scenes story of Jeopardy
One of my favorite mystery writers does a nice job writing about his time in California and being a contestant on Jeopardy.
If you're a Jeopardy fan, you will really enjoy this book.