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“In the beginning there was a question. ‘Will you do my eulogy’ As is often the case with faith, I thought I was being asked a favor. In truth, I was being given one...”
“An absolute wonder—tender, transporting, and deeply moving.”
--Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent
“The nonfiction equivalent to Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist.”
--Sydney Morning Herald
“A faith journey that could become a classic.”
--Jim Wallis, author of The Great Awakening
“Albom helps show the true definition of ‘Church.’ It is not the building, it is the people and their faith.”
--Bishop T.D. Jakes, Chief Pastor, The Potter’s House
“Everybody should read it.”
--Hoda Kotb in People, Best Book of 2009
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Mitch Albom is an author, playwright, and screenwriter who has written seven books, including the
international bestseller Tuesdays with Morrie, the bestselling memoir of all time. His first novel, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, was an instant number-one New York Times bestseller that has since sold more than six million copies worldwide. For One More Day, his second novel, was also a #1 New York Times bestseller. Both books were made into acclaimed TV films. Mitch also works as a columnist and a broadcaster, and serves on numerous charitable boards. He lives with his wife, Janine, in Michigan.
Anticipating his own death, Albom's 82-year-old childhood rabbi asks him to write and deliver his eulogy. The request takes Albom back to his Jewish roots on a journey that contrasts differing faiths, ethnicities, races, and social classes. The book features a number of Albom's experiences--from his friendship with an African-American ex-convict, now an inner-city pastor, to his uncomfortable public discussions of faith with his rabbi. Albom is a rare author who reads his own work with skill. He delivers seamless narratives that capture subtle insights about his life's purpose, the need for forgiveness, his loss of faith, and his newfound belief in something larger than himself. Creating rich characterizations of his friends in both his writing and his narration, he explores his own preconceptions and misgivings, among other difficult issues, as he rediscovers the importance of faith. G.D.W. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine
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