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Always looking up : the adventures of an incurable optimist

Author: Michael J Fox
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Cengage Learning, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : English : Large Print edView all editions and formats
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There are many words to describe Michael J. Fox: Actor. Husband. Father. Activist. But readers will soon add another to the list: Optimist. Michael writes about the hard-won perspective that helped him see challenges as opportunities. Instead of building walls around himself, he developed a personal policy of engagement and discovery: an emotional, psychological, intellectual, and spiritual outlook that has served  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biography
Named Person: Michael J Fox; Michael J Fox
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Fox
ISBN: 9781594133930 159413393X
OCLC Number: 515395525
Description: 375 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Michael J. Fox.

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There are many words to describe Michael J. Fox: Actor. Husband. Father. Activist. But readers will soon add another to the list: Optimist. Michael writes about the hard-won perspective that helped him see challenges as opportunities. Instead of building walls around himself, he developed a personal policy of engagement and discovery: an emotional, psychological, intellectual, and spiritual outlook that has served him throughout his struggle with Parkinson's disease. Michael's exit from a very demanding, very public arena offered him the time-and the inspiration-to open up new doors leading to unexpected places. One door even led him to the center of his own family, the greatest destination of all.

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