Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)
Published: June 29, 2007
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0307414094
ISBN - 13: 9780307414090
From the Publisher
A classic from the author of The First
Phone Call from Heaven
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
From the Trade Paperback edition.
About the Author
Mitch Albom was born on May 23, 1958 in Passaic, New Jersey. He graduated from Brandeis University in 1979 with a degree in sociology and earned his Master's degrees in journalism and business administration from Columbia University in New York City. Albom is a best-selling author, nationally syndicated newspaper columnist for the Detroit Free Press, nationally syndicated radio host for ABC and flagship station WJR-AM in Detroit, and television commentator. He is the author of several bestselling books, including Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven. Oprah Winfrey produced a major television movie for ABC based on Tuesdays with Morrie that aired in 1999 and won four Emmy Awards in 2000. The Five People You Meet in Heaven and For One More Day were also turned into popular ABC television movies. Albom has been named the #1 Sports Columnist in the Nation by the sports editors of America. During his storied career, he has received more than 100 writing awards from AP, UPI, Headliners Club, and National Sportswriters and Broadcasters Associations, as well as had his work appear in numerous publications, such as Sports Illustrated, GQ, Sport, The New York Times, TV Guide, and USA Today. Albom hosts two radio talk shows for ABC. He broadcasts from WJR-AM in Detroit The Mitch Albom Show and The Mitch Albom Show on the Weekend. The Monday Sports Albom, a sports interview program, has hosted guests from President Gerald Ford to Wayne Gretzky to Dennis Rodman. Alb