Lucky Man: A Memoir
Pages no: 260
Edition language: English
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It's easy to like Michael J. Fox's memoir about his career and life as it's been shaped by Parkinson's disease. It's a smooth read and the glimpse behind the curtain is sometimes fascinating. I admit to starting this book in the grip of a teensy bit of cynicism (a plucky, out-of-control actor is s...
Who doesn't like Michael J. Fox? He is such a nice guy, and you can tell that here in his book. His writing is simple and charming, just like him. I love him in the trilogy of Back to the Future, I grew up watching these movies. Sadly, I did not watch his series Family Ties, which is obvious is some...
I picked this up on the cheap at OmniLit and read through it in a few days. Overall I liked it - Fox focuses more on his illness and skims over his career. It's not a celebrity memoir in the gossipy sense, but a story of a career and his illness affected it. Some parts that tackled the medical detai...
This book was fantastic, inspirational, engaging, you name it. I don't know if Michael had a shadow writer or not. If not, then he could certainly have a future as a writer. He knows how to communicate with words. This story, which covers his career both before and after he was diagnosed with Parkin...
A fantastic read and a look into the life of a man coping with extraordinary hardship.