Tuesdays with Morrie

An Old Man, a Young Man, and Lifes Greatest Lesson

Paperback, 171 pages

English language

Published April 3, 1997 by Large Print Press.

ISBN:
978-1-56895-967-2
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OCLC Number:
43963108

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4 stars (31 reviews)

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teachen Someone older, wiser, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you to 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 …

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a feel-good, (touchy-feely) book. But being critcal people, we proceeded to criticise. From there we wandered to how sequestered we have become from death, to how those dying face it, how the survivers deal with it, and what is going to happen when the baby boomers start dying. Evidentially the head librarian kicked us out so he could close up.

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5 stars

My father gave me this book after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. He didn't know how else to say he loved me and needed me to reach out to him after we'd spent years mostly estranged… but this gesture meant all of that.

I don't really remember the content of the book itself, but that isn't important.

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Subjects

  • Schwartz, Morris S
  • Brandeis University -- Faculty -- Biography
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Patients -- United States -- Biography
  • Teacher-student relationships -- United States -- Case studies
  • Death -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies
  • Large type books