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Tuesdays with Morrie : an old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson

Author: Mitch Albom
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2006, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
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A sportswriter conveys the wisdom of his late mentor, professor Morrie Schwartz, recounting their weekly conversations as Schwartz lay dying. Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)62865418
Named Person: Morris S Schwartz; Morris S Schwartz
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mitch Albom
OCLC Number: 894800329
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 192 pages ; 18 cm
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Curriculum --
Syllabus --
Student --
Audiovisual --
Orientation --
Classroom --
Taking attendance --
First Tuesday: We talk about the world --
Second Tuesday: We talk about feeling sorry for yourself --
Third Tuesday: We talk about regrets --
Audiovisual, part two --
Professor --
Fourth Tuesday: We talk about death --
Fifth Tuesday: We talk about family --
Sixth Tuesday: We talk about emotions --
Professor, part two --
Seventh Tuesday: We talk about the fear of aging --
Eighth Tuesday: We talk about money --
Ninth Tuesday: We talk about how love goes on --
Tenth Tuesday: We talk about marriage --
Eleventh Tuesday: We talk about our culture --
Audiovisual, part three --
Twelfth Tuesday: We talk about forgiveness --
Thirteenth Tuesday: We talk about the perfect day --
Fourteenth Tuesday: We say good-bye --
Graduation --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Mitch Albom.

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A sportswriter conveys the wisdom of his late mentor, professor Morrie Schwartz, recounting their weekly conversations as Schwartz lay dying. Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights faded, and the world seemed colder. Wouldn't you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you, receive wisdom for your busy life today the way you once did when you were younger? Mitch Albom had that second chance. He rediscovered Morrie in the last months of the older man's life. Knowing he was dying, Morrie visited with Mitch in his study every Tuesday, just as they used to back in college. Their rekindled relationship turned into one final "class", lessons in how to live. Tuesdays with Morrie is a magical chronicle of their time together, through which Mitch shares Morrie's lasting gift with the world.

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