The Five People You Meet in Heaven

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Author
Mitch Albom
Publisher
Hachette
Genres
Fiction, Spirituality
Released
01 February, 2005
ISBN
9780751536829

The Five People You Meet in Heaven

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Synopsis

From the author of the phenomenal number one bestseller Tuesdays with Morrie, comes this enchanting, beautifully written novel that explores a mystery only heaven can unfold. Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in the toil of his father before him, fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. Then he dies in a tragic accident, trying to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakens in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is not a lush Garden of Eden, but a place where your earthly life is explained to you by five people who were in it. These people may have been loved ones or distant strangers. Yet each of them changed your path forever. As the story builds to its stunning conclusion, Eddie desperately seeks redemption in the still-unknown last act of his life. Was it a heroic success or a devastating failure? The answer is as magical and inspirational as a glimpse of heaven itself. 
Mitch Albom
About the author

Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom is an internationally bestselling author, screenwriter, playwright, and award-winning journalist. He is the author of seven consecutive number-one New York Times bestsellers and has sold over forty million copies of his books in forty-seven languages worldwide, including Tuesdays with Morrie, which is the bestselling memoir of all time. Albom also works as a columnist and broadcaster and has founded eight charities in Detroit and Haiti, where he operates an orphanage. He lives with his wife, Janine, in Michigan.

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