"What if the end is not the end?"
From the beloved author of the #1 New York Times
bestsellers Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People
You Meet in Heaven comes his most thrilling and magical novel
yet-a page-turning mystery and a meditation on the power of human
One morning in the small town of Coldwater, Michigan, the phones
start ringing. The voices say they are calling from heaven. Is it
the greatest miracle ever? Or some cruel hoax? As news of these
strange calls spreads, outsiders flock to Coldwater to be a part of
At the same time, a disgraced pilot named Sully Harding returns
to Coldwater from prison to discover his hometown gripped by
"miracle fever." Even his young son carries a toy phone, hoping to
hear from his mother in heaven.
As the calls increase, and proof of an afterlife begins to
surface, the town-and the world-transforms. Only Sully, convinced
there is nothing beyond this sad life, digs into the phenomenon,
determined to disprove it for his child and his own broken
Moving seamlessly between the invention of the telephone in 1876
and a world obsessed with the next level of communication, Mitch
Albom takes readers on a breathtaking ride of frenzied hope.
The First Phone Call from Heaven is Mitch Albom at his
best-a virtuosic story of love, history, and belief.