Have a Little Faith: A True Story

Have a Little Faith: A True Story

by Mitch Albom

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"A masterpiece."
—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 wonder—tender, 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401310462
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 03/29/2011
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 26,389
Product dimensions: 4.70(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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.

Hometown:

Franklin, 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

Spring

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

Ritual 42

The End of Spring 46

Summer

The Things We Lose… 55

Community 62

A Little More History 67

The Greatest Question of All 77

Why War? 86

Happiness 96

The End of Summer 103

Autumn

Church 107

What Is Rich? 112

Church 118

Old 123

Church 132

A Good Marriage 141

Your Faith, My Faith 156

The Things We Find… 164

Thanksgiving 168

The End of Autumn 177

Winter

Winter Solstice 189

Good and Evil 194

Life of Cass 200

Saying Sorry 209

The Moment of Truth 215

Heaven 223

Church 228

Goodbye 232

The Eulogy 235

…The Things We Leave Behind 243

Epilogue 248

Acknowledgments 253

What People are Saying About This

Bishop T.D. Jakes

"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

Scott Turow

"An absolute wonder—tender, transporting, and deeply moving."
--Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent

"The nonfiction equivalent to Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist."

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