¹ Tuesdays with Morrie Õ Download by ó Mitch Albom

¹ Tuesdays with Morrie Õ Download by ó Mitch Albom 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, And 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 AgoMaybe, Like Mitch, You Lost Track Of This Mentor As You Made Your Way, And The Insights Faded Wouldn T You Like To See That Person Again, Ask The Bigger Questions That Still Haunt You Mitch Albom Had That Second Chance He Rediscovered Morrie In The Last Months Of The Older Man S Life Knowing He Was Dying Of ALS Or Motor Neurone Disease Mitch Visited Morrie 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 So i didn t realise this book was actually nonfiction until after i d just finished reading it and now my feelings are all over the place This was a beautiful story, I would definitely recommend reading it if you haven t already.
5 starsYou know, Mitch, now that I m dying, I ve become much interesting to peopleWhile he was an undergrad, Mitch absolutely loved Morrie Schwartz s college courses he took every class that professor taught.
But, like most students, Mitch lost contact with everything and anything to do with his undergraduate years as soon as he graduated That isuntil he learns that his favorite professor doesn t have long left ALS is like a lit candle it melts your nerves and leaves your body a pile of wax.
So, Mitch on an impulse decides to visit Morrie one last timeand that one last time turned into something else entirely The class met on Tuesdays It began after breakfast The subject was The Meaning of Life It was taught from experience.
Over the course of a couple of months, Mitch reconnects with Morrie and in the process, learns the last great lesson from his college professorEveryo If I were to die unexpectedly I wouldn t be ashamed in the least of someone finding my porn stash And by the way, that video isn t bestiality, it s just two guys in a moose suit big difference I would be a little ashamed of the fact that I have the first season of 90210 on my iPod, something I downloaded for a friend s 14 year old daughter note to self delete it now I m worried about someone coming across Tuesdays with Morrie or Eat, Pray, Love in my book collection I have some explaining to do.
Like any pseudo intellectual dipshit, I wouldn t normally be caught dead with pieces of shit like those two in my library, but I believe that given my current living situation there are extenuating circumstances I buy books compulsively, especially when they are really inexpensive I pass by a pawn shop about once a month to buy books for.
50 each books in Spain are generally a bit expensive so at I have never written a review like this before but this book truly inspired me.
So I just finished reading Tuesdays with Morrie What a wonderful book, I couldn t put it down I cannot even imagine going through the last stages of my own life and being as brave for lack of a better word in my head right now as Morrie He was filled with such happiness and joy in his own life He had regrets but realized that it is ok as long as you can reconcile with yourself in the end I m not the type of person to find quotes in the literature I read However, as I turned page after page through this book and submersed myself into the text I was reading I found myself getting out of bed in the middle of the night to find some post its only to tag so many different paragraphs and pages that inspired me or had me think about things in my own life The idea of detaching oneself from emotions just Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch AlbomFirst Publication date 1997 The story was later recreated by Thomas Rickman into a TV movie of the same name, directed by Mick Jackson, which aired on December 5, 1999 and starred Jack Lemmon and Hank Azaria Tuesday s With Morrie examines the interactions and phenomena between the human experience of living and dying A theme of personal transcendence appears for both characters Morrie and Albom 2008 1379 176 9644222554 20 1379 191 9646534228 1380 176 9645548810 1382 207 9649375848 1383 262 1387 173 9789647992305 1389 207 9786009036073 1389 132 9789645544957 1392 191 9789648403992 1393 160 9786009402069 This is one of those books where I find myself agreeing with the five star reviews and the one star reviews with almost equal enthusiasm.
On one hand, it s the sweet story of a man as he reconnects with a former mentor professor, who is facing a death sentence via ALS It s obvious that Albom s Tuesdays with Morrie provided them both with something substantially satisfying And that s inspiring and poignant Yet on the other hand, Albom s attempts to enlighten us transforms it into a Hallmark card on steroids, a rather dramatic and prolonged one that does little to demystify the true meaning of life than offer up tired and somewhat ambiguous cliches like love conquers all Though an honorable sentiment, it s not markedly substantive or instructive than the alternative, l Review inspired by Eddie GreenwellWisdom grows with age But the development of wisdom also accelerates when mortality becomes clear Mortality shined down on Morrie Schwartz, a happy not quite old man through a quick diagnosis of ALS or Lou Gehrig s disease Morrie was a professor of sociology at Brandeis University he dedicated his life to the study of individuals actions in their respective societies and together he and Mitch Albom wrote his final paper a study of his life in his society The framework for Albom and Morrie s message of love and returning to what s important is archetypal in world literature The Bible, Koran and other religious books trumpet the theme that the relationships of familial love end up giving you ultimate joy in the end Literary fiction is a wonderful genre, but literary fiction shouldn t tell the reader outright there is some I have decided to delete this review It was not my intention to upset anyone who either suffered from the disorder discussed in this book nor anyone related to such a person See comment 270 Nonetheless, I still believe this to be a particularly poorly written book that contains saccharine than substance Still, if it brings you some sense of comfort strength to you.
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Mitch Albom

¹ Tuesdays with Morrie Õ Download by ó Mitch Albom Mitchell David Albom is an author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster and musician His books have collectively sold over 35 million copies worldwide have been published in forty one territories and in forty two languages around the world and have been made into Emmy Award winning and critically acclaimed television movies.