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Television game show hosts : biographies of 32 stars

Author: David Baber
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2009] ©2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work profiles the private lives and careers of 32 American game show hosts. Organized alphabetically by host, each chapter begins with a personal profile, family information, and a complete career history. Following is a biography highlighting the most significant developments of each host's early life and career. Frequently, the biography is accompanied by personal interviews"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Baber, David, 1975-
Television game show hosts
(OCoLC)318421145
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Baber
ISBN: 9781476604800 1476604800
OCLC Number: 911054994
Notes: "This...is a reprint of the illustrated case bound edition...first published in 2008 by McFarland."--T.p. verso.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 288 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Bob Barker --
Jack Barry --
Dick Clark --
Bud Collyer --
Ray Combs --
Bert Convy --
Bill Cullen --
John Daly --
Richard Dawson --
Geoff Edwards --
Bob Eubanks --
Art Fleming --
Monty Hall --
Art James --
Dennis James --
Tom Kennedy --
Jim Lange --
Allen Ludden --
Hal March --
Peter Marshall --
Wink Martindale --
Garry Moore --
Jack Narz --
Bert Parks --
Jim Peck --
Jim Perry --
Regis Philbin --
Gene Rayburn --
Pat Sajak --
Peter Tomarken --
Alex Trebek --
Chuck Woolery.
Responsibility: David Baber.

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Profiles private lives and careers of 32 American game show hosts, including the originals (Bill Cullen, Peter Marshall), the classics (Bob Barker), and contemporaries (Regis Philbin). Organized  Read more...

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