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Vendor: Broadway Books
Publication Date: 2007
Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it.
For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago.
Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights faded, and the world seemed colder. Wouldn't you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you, receive wisdom for your busy life today the way you once did when you were younger?
Mitch Albom had that second chance. He reconnected with Morrie in the last months of the older man's life. Knowing he was dying, Morrie visited with Mitch in his study every Tuesday, just as they used to back in college. Their rekindled relationship turned into one final "class:" lessons in how to live.
Tuesdays with Morrie is a magical chronicle of their time together, through which Mitch shares Morrie's lasting gift with the world.
Mitch Albom is an internationally renowned author, screenwriter, playwright, nationally syndicated columnist, broadcaster, and musician. He is the author of six consecutive #1 New York Times bestsellers and his books have collectively sold more than thirty-five million copies in forty-five languages. Four of his books have been made into Emmy Award-winning and critically-acclaimed television movies. He has founded eight charities in Detroit and Haiti, where he operates an orphanage. He lives with his wife, Janine, in Michigan.
"Mitch Alboms book is a gift to mankind." Philadelphia Inquirer
"A wonderful book, a story of the heart told by a writer with soul." Los Angeles Times
"An extraordinary contribution to the literature of death." Boston Globe
"One of those books that kind of sneaked up and grabbed people's hearts over time." Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"An elegantly simple story about a writer getting a second chance to discover life through the death of a friend." Tampa Tribune
"As sweet and nourishing as fresh summer corn . . . the book begs to be read aloud." USA Today
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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