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Author: Kirk Douglas Narrator: Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas , Michael Crichton Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2006 ISBN: 9780061174339
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In the six decades since he took to the stage and screen, Kirk Douglas has starred in eighty-three films, nine plays, written seven books, and made a remarkable commitment to humanitarian causes world-wide. Now in My Stroke of Luck, his vivid and very personal reflection upon his extraordinary life, Kirk Douglas finally completes his story by offering a candid and heartfelt memoir of where it all went right.

Written in his own words, Kirk offers tender vignettes of his childhood, family, and the seminal event that changed his life for the better. Kirk offers the lessons that saved him and helped him to heal; he also shares warm memories of some of the most famous figures of our time -- including Burt Lancaster, Michael J. Fox and Gary Cooper.

Filled with personal insights and read by Kirk Douglas and his son Michael, My Stroke of Luck is an audio sure to inspire all who hear it.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Inspirational and immensely charming.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “Entertaining and uplifting, Douglas's story is a lesson in survival, one that will entice readers whether or not they have had similar illnesses.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “The author who crafted the bestselling memoir The Ragman's Son once again captures our hearts with his candor and humor.”

    Barnes & Noble, editorial review

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About the Author

Kirk Douglas has appeared in more than eighty films and was nominated for an Academy Award for Champion, The Bad and the Beautiful, and Lust for Life. Douglas received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1981, a special Oscar in 1996, and the National Medal of the Arts in 2001. He is the author of three previous bestselling memoirs, three novels, and two children’s books.

About the Narrators

Michael Douglas is an American actor and producer. He has won four Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award, two Academy Awards, and an Emmy Award.

Michael Crichton (1942–2008) was a #1 New York Times bestselling author and a filmmaker best known for the movie Jurassic Park and the television series ER. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College, received his MD from Harvard Medical School, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. His first bestseller, The Andromeda Strain, was published while he was still a medical student. He later worked full time on film and writing. His books have been translated into forty languages and adapted into fifteen films.