Publishers Weekly "In the beginning there was a question. 'Will you do my eulogy' As is often the case with faith, I thought I was being asked a favor. In truth, I was being given one..." "An absolute wondertender, transporting, and deeply moving."
Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent "The nonfiction equivalent to Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist."
Sydney Morning Herald "A faith journey that could become a classic."
Jim Wallis, author of The Great Awakening "Albom helps show the true definition of 'Church.' It is not the building, it is the people and their faith."
Bishop T.D. Jakes, Chief Pastor, The Potter's House "Everybody should read it."
Hoda Kotb in People, Best Book of 2009
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About the Author
Mitch Albom is an author, playwright, and screenwriter who has written seven books, including the international bestseller Tuesdays with Morrie, the bestselling memoir of all time. His first novel, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, was an instant number-one New York Times bestseller that has since sold more than six million copies worldwide. For One More Day, his second novel, was also a #1 New York Times bestseller. Both books were made into acclaimed TV films. Mitch also works as a columnist and a broadcaster, and serves on numerous charitable boards. He lives with his wife, Janine, in Michigan.
Date of Birth:May 23, 1958
Place of Birth:Passaic, New Jersey
Education:B.A., Brandeis University, 1979; M.J., Columbia University, 1981; M.B.A., Columbia University, 1982
Table of Contents
In the Beginning… 1
The Great Tradition of Running Away 6
Meet the Reb 9
A Little History 11
Life of Henry 15
The File on God 17
The House of Peace 25
The Daily Grind of Faith 34
The End of Spring 46
The Things We Lose… 55
A Little More History 67
The Greatest Question of All 77
Why War? 86
The End of Summer 103
What Is Rich? 112
A Good Marriage 141
Your Faith, My Faith 156
The Things We Find… 164
The End of Autumn 177
Winter Solstice 189
Good and Evil 194
Life of Cass 200
Saying Sorry 209
The Moment of Truth 215
The Eulogy 235
…The Things We Leave Behind 243
What People are Saying About This
"Albom helps show the true definition of ‘Church.' It is not the building, it is the people and their faith."
--Bishop T.D. Jakes, Chief Pastor, The Potter's House
"An absolute wonder—tender, transporting, and deeply moving."
--Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent
"The nonfiction equivalent to Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist."