In the tradition of TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE and THE LAST LECTURE comes an inspiring book of life lessons from Michael J Fox.
Michael J Fox didn't finish high school, but he has gone on to receive honorary degrees from several universities and has achieved the highest accolades for his acting, as well as his writing. In his new book, he inspires and motivates his readers to work hard, achieve the most they can and maximise their abilities a all with his trademark optimism, warmth and humour.
From moving to Los Angeles fresh from Canada, without a high school degree and learning to live on a wage to taking on roles in 'Family Ties' and the 'Back to the Future' movies and nearly crashing and burning and then learning to cope first with the death of his father and then with his own diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, MJF shares what he's learned about life, work, love, family and happiness and everything else along the way.
Michael J Fox gained fame playing Alex P Keaton on the sitcom Family Ties. Since then, his career has been a nonstop success story, with blockbuster movies like Back to the Future, The Secret of My Success, Doc Hollywood among others aswell as an award-winning role on Spin City. Michael has won numerous awards, including four Golden Globes, four Emmys, two Screen Actors Guild awards and US GQ Man of the Year. He actively lobbies for stem cell research around the country and is very visible in raising money for Parkinson s research with the Michael J Fox Foundation. In 2006, the Michael J Fox Foundation donated $800 000 AUD to the University of Melbourne to further their research work into Parkinson s Disease. For more information, please visit http://www.MichaelJFox.org.