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My stroke of luck

Kirk Douglas

My stroke of luck

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Published by Little, Brown in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Douglas, Kirk, -- 1916- -- Health.,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKirk Douglas.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 196 p. :
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19549510M
    ISBN 100316859982
    OCLC/WorldCa48932146


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ABOUT THE BOOK Curled up into a little fetal ball, I felt my spirit surrender to death and it certainly never dawned on me that I would ever be capable of sharing my story with anyone.

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My Stroke of Luck. Douglas was moved to write about his experience in My Stroke of Luck, a memoir published in The book chronicles his experience with stroke and recovery, but he also passes along lessons learned. This advice comes in the form of exercises from his speech therapist as well as thoughts about resilience.

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