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Lucky Man By Michael J. Fox

Lucky Man
by Michael J. Fox

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In this candid book, with his trademark ironic sensibility and sense of the absurd, he tells his life story - from his childhood in western Canada to his meteoric rise in film and television and, most importantly, the years in which - with the unswerving support of his wife, family and friends - he has dealt with his illness.
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Lucky Man Summary


Lucky Man: A Memoir by Michael J. Fox

In September 1998, Michael J. Fox stunned the world by announcing that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease - in fact, he had been secretly fighting it for seven years. In this candid book, with his trademark ironic sensibility and sense of the absurd, he tells his life story - from his childhood in western Canada to his meteoric rise in film and television and, most importantly, the years in which - with the unswerving support of his wife, family and friends - he has dealt with his illness. He talks about what Parkinson's has given him: the chance to appreciate a wonderful life and career, and the opportunity to help search for a cure and spread public awareness of the disease. He feels as if he is a very lucky man indeed.

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Lucky Man Reviews


"An enthralling story, told with verve and dexterity" * Sunday Times *
"Don't miss this compelling and witty tale of the actor's 11 year fight with Parkinson's disease. An intelligent, poignant and funny read" * Woman's Own *
"A poignant story, well worth reading" * OK *
"Well-written and insightful ... a rare, unmissable memoir" * Heat *
"Real power ... compelling reading ... his book often has the intensity of a thriller" -- Craig Brown * Mail on Sunday *

About Michael J. Fox


Michael J. Fox is best known today for his hit Channel Four sitcom Spin City that he also produced. In the eighties he became an international mega-star, first through TV shows such as Family Ties, then through the record-breaking Back To The Future movies.

Additional information

GOR007991547
Lucky Man: A Memoir by Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
Used - Like New
Paperback
Ebury Publishing
2003-01-02
320
0091885671
9780091885670
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.