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, and 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. Wouldn't you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you?
Mitch Albom had that second chance. He rediscovered Morrie in the last months of the older man's life. Knowing he was dying of ALS - or motor neurone disease - Mitch visited Morrie 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.
Praise for Tuesdays with Morrie:
'This is a true story that shines and leaves you forever warmed by its afterglow' Amy Tan
'A moving tribute to embracing life' Glasgow Herald
'An extraordinary contribution to the literature of death' Boston Globe
'A beautifully written book of great clarity and wisdom that lovingly captures the simplicity beyond life's complexities' M Scott Peck
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Everyone should read this book!
I love this book...have fallen in love with it and what it can teach us. I have read it a number of times and will probably continue to do so every so often. The lessons Morrie teaches are life changing if you keep an open mind and open heart.
What an absolute cracker of a book.
Well I really don't know where to start with this book it is truly inspirational. What a fantastic read. If anyone out there is feeling down or worried about anything in life then give this book a read. It worked wonders for me. A really good story that just kept me reading and reading. I read the whole thing in less than 14 hours. Really enjoyed. Just couldn't put it down. 5 stars from me. Will be reading more from this author. Fantastic.
I loved it.
One of the best books I've read, ever. It really makes you reflect on life, the good and the bad. It's a gem.