Michael Moore's life story, from shy Eagle Scout to vocal critic of the Bush presidency, is told in this biography. In-depth research and interviews sort lies from truth and reveal both the passionate and cranky sides of this bestselling author and Academy Award-winning filmmaker. Previously undocumented information provides insights into Moore's mysterious and disastrous jump from local muckraker to editor of Mother Jones and narrates the runaway success of his first film, Roger & Me. This incisive account lets readers see beyond the myths and presents a verifiable perspective on one of the most visible public figures of our age.
About the author
Emily Schultz is the author of the novel Joyland and the short story collection Black Coffee Night. She is the former editor of This Magazine. Her poetry has been published in 18 different publications across Canada, including The Walrus. The Globe and Mail recently called her fiction “mesmerizing.” Schultz lives in Toronto.
"A most complex man, and Emily Schultz lets us see what makes him tick, and then some." “Shelf Life
"Schultz’s view through the lens of Moore’s life serves as a worthy musing on the...lines between art and fact." “Broken Pencil