- Paperback: 208 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group; Exported edition (1 December 1998)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0751527378
- ISBN-13: 978-0751527377
- Product Dimensions: 18 x 1.5 x 13 cm
- Average Customer Review: 470 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #399 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Tuesdays With Morrie: An old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson Paperback – 1 Dec 1998
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A beautifully written book of great clarity and wisdom that lovingly captures the simplicity beyond life's complexities
This true story about the love between a spiritual mentor and his pupil has soared to the bestseller list for many reasons. For starters, it reminds us of the affection and gratitude that many of us still feel for the significant mentors of our past. It also plays out a fantasy many of us have entertained: what would it be like to look those people up again, tell them how much they meant to us, maybe even resume the mentorship? And we meet Morrie Schwartz--a one of a kind professor, whom the author describes as looking like a cross between a biblical prophet and Christmas elf. Finally, we are privy to intimate moments of Morrie's final days as he lies dying from a terminal illness. Even on his deathbed, this twinkling-eyed mensch manages to teach us all about living robustly and fully. Kudos to author and acclaimed sports columnist Mitch Albom for telling this universally touching story with such grace and humility. --Gail Hudson
This is a true story that shines and leaves you forever warmed by its afterglow
A moving tribute to embracing life.
Albom is naturally a colourful writer... Morrie Schwartz stands out as inspiring.
* Subtitled 'An old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson', this is a true story of a man's rediscovery of his mentor - a book about second chances.See all Product description
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This book is a true story between Mitch Albom and his teacher/coach. A coach who teaches him the meaning of life and Mitch Albom has done greatness to his coach by living his words of being helpful to others by writing the book to help us.
A self-help book but it doesn't sound like one, it doesn't instruct(which has been happening in a lot of self-help books) but tells us what needs to be put in practice to live a better life. It's can be a story for few and it can be a guide to life for few.
I only had a thought of reading this book to my child repeatedly and I would suggest every parent to do so. Parenting is getting difficult with kids getting exposed to technology but books like these will help a child a lot more than talking to them and making them understand our thoughts and action.
Very few books have a strong power to rule our thoughts and this book has great power. After reading this book I really appreciate everything around me and I don't regret much. My life has a new perspective and I feel responsible.
It's never too late. Thanks to the author for this great book.
Language is simple and can be comprehended by everyone. You cannot put the book down until you reach the end of it and literally mourn with the author because you realise Morrie was not just Mitch's teacher but has become yours too.
This book is too good to be missed. It is really an all time hit.
The author talks to his favorite professor Morrie in his last days about various issues about which Morrie gives astonishing and heart touching advices! The book answers all the conflicting questions one faces in life!
A deep, awe-inspiring book!
Protagonist Morrie is a strong character who wholeheartedly accepted his death.
The process was captured in the form of life lessons which are being passed on to Mitch by his old and dying teacher, Morrie.
It is a kind of book that will develop a connection with your soul n compel you to reflect upon every word of it.
Completed this book by mitch albom and I was totally awestruck by the plot. Best for the people who love to gain inspiration in their life through some teachings. In this book Morrie the professor teaches his student Morrie about the fears of his life and to how to not make them inferior and keeping in ming that they are not inferior in any way. In this whole book Morrie sees death as a beautiful chapter in his life and how he overcomes this chapter is beautifully intricated in this book.
"If you are afraid to die, you are afraid to love" - Morrie Schwartz.
Happy reading :)
Listening from a man who is about to leave has to be the life greatest lesson as the man will have a pure perspective of this world.
A must read for all....
Book is very lucidly written...has many good points to remember in life...teaches you the way of life...and also that death is not sad always...
Must read book for realising the value of life and many other aspects of it...
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