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 rediscovered 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.
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Comments about Tuesdays With Morrie:
Great Book Club read. Provoked vigorous discussion, raised life and death issues, euthanasia, spiritual and theological aspects for our group who are a church congregation book group. On a more personal point suicide floated around my head when listening to others talk, maybe because I'd been there at a point in my life and my mortality is really never far from the surface of my days. Could easily be read by young adults and raise hearty discussion
Format: Audio CD
Published: 1st June 2004
Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE
Dimensions (cm): 2.54 x 14.605 x 12.7
Weight (kg): 0.16