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2.98 out of 52.98 out of 52.98 out of 52.98 out of 52.98 out of 5 2.98 (50 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ted Koppel Narrator: Ted Koppel Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Off Camera is a daily journal of the year that brought the twentieth century to a close--the year of Monica and Y2K, of shootings at Columbine, of the death of JFK, Jr. With riveting insight and lucid prose, Koppel chronicles his thoughts on these events and more, from interactive TV to the war in Kosovo to the dumbing down of network news. Witty, provocative, and wise, this book is indispensable.

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Quotes & Awards

  • [Koppel] writes with aplomb. His style puts readers at ease, just as his on-air style seems to put guests and audience at ease. The Christian Science Monitor
  • "Koppel's voice on the page is very much like his voice on camera-wry and measured...The pleasure here is that he is not bound by journalistic restraint. The Denver Post

    "[Y]ou will get to know... Ted Koppel... irreverent, ironical, informative, intimate, sometimes irritable, but always enormously interesting.
  • [I]n this magnificently written volume, [Koppel] speaks about himself with his usual elegance and rigor. Elie Wiesel

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Conrad Haas | 11/15/2013

    " Enjoyable, recalling what when on during the times we lived. Some we know about and some we did not. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Sue | 9/23/2012

    " I didn't know a lot about Ted when I picked up the book from my partner's shelves. It was fairly engrossing, especially his writings from overseas assignments. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Scott | 8/8/2012

    " A quick read with interesting perspectives on 1999. No joy in recalling Clinton's last year or Bosnia but some interesting insights into Koppel and enough doses of common sense to keep me reading. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jack | 3/12/2011

    " Memiors of an ABC news acnchor leading up to the year 2000.
    He reads Robertson Davies so he can't be all that bad.
    Picked it up at the library book sale. "

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