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A funny thing happened on the way to the future-- twists and turns and lessons learned
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Published:
[Solon, Ohio] : Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, [2010], p2010.
Format:
Playaway
Edition:
Unabridged.
Physical Desc:
1 sound media player (2 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Status:
Hermitage - Adult Audiobook
PLAYAWAY B F7933f
Description
Michael J. Fox abandoned high school to pursue an acting career, but went on to receive honorary degrees from several universities and garner the highest accolades for his acting, as well as for his writing. In his new book, he inspires and motivates graduates to recognize opportunities, maximize their abilities, and roll with the punches-all with his trademark optimism, warmth, and humor. In A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future, Michael draws on his own life experiences to make a case that real learning happens when "life goes skidding sideways." He writes of coming to Los Angeles from Canada at age eighteen and attempting to make his way as an actor. Fox offers up a comically skewed take on how, in his own way, he fulfilled the requirements of a college syllabus. He learned Economics as a starving artist; an unexpected turn as a neophyte activist schooled him in Political Science; and his approach to Comparative Literature involved stacking books up against their movie versions. Replete with personal stories and hilarious anecdotes, Michael J. Fox's new book is the perfect gift for graduates.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781616379391 (liner), 1616379391 (liner)

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Title from Playaway label.
General Note
Release date supplied by publisher.
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Previously released by Hyperion, p2010.
General Note
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
General Note
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
Participants/Performers
Read by the author.
Description
Although Michael J. Fox dropped out of high school to pursue an acting career, he received honorary degrees from several universities; real learning, Fox believes, happens through life experiences rather than formal settings.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Fox, M. J. (20102010). A funny thing happened on the way to the future--: twists and turns and lessons learned. Unabridged. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Fox, Michael J., 1961-. 20102010. A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Future--: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Fox, Michael J., 1961-, A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Future--: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, 20102010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Fox, Michael J. A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Future--: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned. Unabridged. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, 20102010.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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