The Five People You Meet in Heaven

The Five People You Meet in Heaven

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Author: Mitch Albom
Date of Publication: 2004
Book classification: Fiction & Literature,
No. of pages: 240 Pages
Format: Paperback
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    The Five People You Meet in Heaven, New edition--------------------------------------------------THE FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN is a wonderfully moving fable thataddresses the meaning of life, and life after death, in the poignantway that made TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE such an astonishing book. The novel'sprotagonist is an elderly amusement park maintenance worker named Eddiewho, while operating a ride called the 'Free Fall', dies while tryingto save a young girl who gets in the way of a falling cart that hurtlesto earth. Eddie goes to heaven, where he meets five people who wereunexpectedly instrumental in some way in his life. While each guidetakes him through heaven, Eddie learns a little bit more about whathis time on earth meant, what he was supposed to have learned, andwhat his true purpose on earth was. Throughout there are dramatic flashbackswhere we see scenes from his troubled childhood, his years in the armyin the Philippines jungle, and with his first and only love, his wifeMarguerite. THE FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN is the perfect bookto follow TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE. Its compellingly affecting themes andlyrical writing will fascinate Mitch Albom's huge readership.--------------------------------------------------Author Biography: Mitch Albom writes for the Detroit Free Press andhas been voted America's No. 1 sports columnist ten times by the AssociatedPress Sports Editors. A former professional musician, he hosts a dailyradio show on WJR in Detroit.
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