For over three decades, Jeopardy! host and television icon Alex Trebek had resisted appeals to write a book about his life. Yet when he was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer, he was moved by the overwhelming amount of support from fans and felt compelled to finally share his story. In 'The Answer Is ... ' Trebek reflects on his life and career, and provides his thoughts on a range of topics, including marriage, parenthood, education, success, spirituality, and philanthropy. Trebeck was born in Sudbury, ON, and began his career working for the CBC.