My Stroke Of Luck

January 7, 2003|
My Stroke Of Luck by Kirk Douglas
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In 1995, Kirk Douglas suffered a debilitating stroke that changed his life. In this vivid and very personal reflection upon his extraordinary life as an actor, author, and legend in his own time, Douglas offers a candid and heartfelt memoir of where it all went right in his life -- even after the stroke.

Revealing not only the incredible physical and emotional toll of his stroke but how it has changed his life for the better, Douglas shares the lessons that saved him and helped him to heal. Alongside his heartfelt advice and insight, he also recalls warm memories of some of the most famous figures of our time -- including Frank Sinatra, Burt Lancaster, Michael J. Fox, and Gary Cooper -- as well as others who have soared to greatness in the face of adversity.

Charming, soulful, and filled with personal photographs, My Stroke of Luck is an intimate look at the real person behind the fabulous talent -- and at a life lived to its very fullest.

Kirk Douglas has been a Hollywood legend for more than half a century. His eighty-three films includeThe Bad and the BeautifulandLust for Life.In addition, his company, Bryna, has produced such classics asSpartacus,Douglas has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award given by the President, as well as nume...
Title:My Stroke Of Luck
Product dimensions:192 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.43 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.43 in
Published:January 7, 2003
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060014049

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