“Lucky Man” is a memoir by Michael J. Fox, detailing his career and personal life. The book focuses on the actor’s battle with Parkinson’s Disease, as well as his successes and failures throughout his life. “Lucky Man” offers readers an inside look at Fox’s career in Hollywood, as well as his experiences raising three children with wife Tracy Pollan.
For who is this book for ?
This book would be great for Michael J. Fox fans, or anyone who is interested in learning more about his personal life and battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
- The author writes in a very candid and open manner, making the reader feel as if they are right there with him
- Fox has had an incredibly successful career, which makes for interesting reading
- The book provides an inside look at Fox’s personal life, including his battle with Parkinson’s Disease
- It has been criticized for being hastily written.
- It is said that Fox spends more time talking about his Parkinson’s Disease than anything else.
- Some readers find the book to be unenlightening and self-indulgent.
Learn more about the author
Michael J. Fox is a Canadian-American actor, author, producer, and activist who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1991. After publicly disclosing his illness in 1998, Fox became an advocate for research into the disease. He has written two books about his experiences with Parkinson’s: “Lucky Man” (2002) and “Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist” (2009).