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ON THE COVER 86

Success means more for Michael J. Fox than making millions from Family Ties and films, so don’t sell him, uh, short. He wants to find the right woman, preferably Jewish, and is willing to go for three or four kids

UP FRONT 34

In Norway, where the country’s first woman premier, Gro Brundtland, has picked seven women for her Cabinet, feminism is the status Gro

Underdog Sugar Ray Leonard had a vision of himself dethroning Marvelous Marvin Hagler, and he did

Now here’s a great contest: Will the next Ann Landers please stand up and tell us all what to do when our favorite advice columnist is unfaithful?

ARTS 55

Art dealer Richard Feigen explains why economics pushed Van Gogh’s celebrated sunflower bouquet to a record-breaking sale

ON THE MOVE 58

Forgoing putting greens, retired New York executive Ed Gorman, 69, spends his time inside the ivied walls of Oxford University

TUBE 63

They’re great with snappy retorts and exuberant irreverence, but now Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Delta Burke and Jean Smart, of Designing Women, have scored with an even greater comeback—a genuine ratings hit

JOCKS 79

When mouths roar in baseball’s Bronx Zoo, superstar first baseman Don Mattingly answers with his bat and his glove

HERO 85

Bone cold and clinically dead for 15 minutes, Miles the Miraculous is living a dog’s life once more

GALLERY 96

The residents of Frenchboro, a Maine island, hope to keep their community intact by giving some of it away

IN HIS OWN WORDS 101

Blacks fought side by side with whites in Vietnam, says journalist Wallace Terry, but Platoon doesn’t treat them fairly

BODY 107

On the frontiers of nutrition research, Forrest Nielsen’s volunteers forsake their manners and lick their plates

LOOKOUT 115

Woody Allen and Seth Green share two things: They both love pop supermen and both played Woody in Radio Days

STYLE 117

When the rich and famous call designer Judith Leiber for a hand(bag), she always comes through in the clutch

TROUBLE 123

Undone by immaturity, fame and bad judgment, baseball’s Doctor K, Dwight Gooden, is sidelined for using cocaine

TO THE TOP 127

The newest light on Broadway, Barry Tubb shines each time he moons in Sweet Sue

YUK! 133

Fluffy fungi, blood-sucking bugs and other creepy crawlies populate The Secret House of science writer David Bodanis

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 13

TAKE ONE 33

STAR TRACKS 51

CHATTER 136