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Prisoner of Trebekistan A Decade in Jeopardy! by Bob Harris

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Published by Crown .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Satire And Humor,
  • Television Programming,
  • Humor,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Trivia,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • General,
  • Television - General,
  • 1963-,
  • Harris, Bob,,
  • Jeopardy (Television program)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9503167M
ISBN 100307339564
ISBN 109780307339560
OCLC/WorldCa64289288

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Prisoner of Trebekistan is Bob Harris’s hilarious, insightful account of one man’s unlikely yet epic journey through Jeopardy!, gleefully exploring triumph and failure, the nature of memory, and how knowledge itself can transform you in unpredictable ways—all against the backdrop of . Editions for Prisoner of Trebekistan: A Decade in Jeopardy!: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition), (ebook published in 2. Jan 16,  · Prisoner of Trebekistan: a decade in Jeopardy! Item Preview could share--from counterintuitive game strategies to Jedi-like tactics with the Jeopardy! signaling device--the book also gives you the chance to play along with the actual clues that led to victory or defeat in high-level tournaments, plus candid reflections on how the game Pages: PRISONER OF TREBEKISTAN. A Decade in Jeopardy! by Bob Harris. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

Sep 05,  · Prisoner of Trebekistan is Bob Harris’s hilarious, insightful account of one man’s unlikely epic journey through Jeopardy!, gleefully exploring triumph and failure, the nature of memory, and how knowledge itself can transform you in unpredictable ways—all against the backdrop of the most popular quiz show in history. Get this from a library! Prisoner of Trebekistan: a decade in Jeopardy!. [Bob Harris] -- Welcome to a world where obscure information is crucial to survival, vast sums of cash are at stake, and milliseconds can change not just a game but the course of your life. Bob Harris's comic. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Prisoner of Trebekistan: A Decade in Jeopardy! by Bob Harris (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at 5/5(1). PRISONER OF TREBEKISTAN is a great book for anyone who is a fan of Jeopardy! There are several stories about Jeopardy! contestants and the book gives a fairly detailed description of what it's like to be a contestant on the show. Harris illustrates that how a love for learning actually is beneficial beyond just the goal of learning more Reviews: