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The first in-depth look at this pioneering "reality TV" documentary.
AN AMERICAN FAMILY: A Televised Life
University of Minnesota Press | 184 pages | 46 halftones | 2001
Visible Evidence Series, volume 11
ISBN 0-8166-3560-9 | hardcover | $54.95
ISBN 0-8166-3561-7 | paperback | $19.95
This book is the first to offer a close, sustained look at An American
Family‹the documentary that blurred conventions, stirred passions among
viewers and reviewers, revised impressions of family life and definitions of
private and public, and began the breakdown of distinctions between reality
and spectacle that culminated in cultural phenomena from The Oprah Winfrey
Show to Survivor.
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