Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson
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... show more
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.It’s been ten years since Mitch Albom first shared the wisdom of Morrie Schwartz with the world. Now–twelve million copies later–in a new afterword, Mitch Albom reflects again on the meaning of Morrie’s life lessons and the gentle, irrevocable impact of their Tuesday sessions all those years ago. . .
Publish date: October 8th 2002
Publisher: Broadway Books
Pages no: 199
Edition language: English
I remember having this one's audio on my phone when I travelled home on November 2014. Reason for said travel: my grandfather (the hero of my childhood) had had a stroke. It was a sweet, simple, preachy book that couldn't teach something that I was living in the flesh. Because it's stuff that you ...
I cried. I usually do not read books like this. First it is contemporary, secondly I know it will make me cry and not the good kind of cry. It will make you cry because you feel the desparation and hopelessness we all could face some day. But the story is written beautifully. There is wisdom to be l...
Rating – 1/5, downgraded from the 2/5 I gave this immediately after finishing it.I don’t write a lot of reviews, but the sheer magnitude of divided opinions on this one is very compelling.The only saving grace of Tuesdays with Morrie is that it’s a ‘memoir’, a story about a real-life person and a re...
Overall, I liked this book. Morrie sounds like he was an amazing person. His words were beautiful. But for me Albom's descriptions just weren't up to par with Morrie's inspirational words. Morrie's aphorisms were wonderful, but the rest off the book was pretty plain, simple, and a little dry. I thin...
Great book. Really makes you think about life & how you approach it. I still see Morrie paralyzed & unable to move, but still happy & thinking about others. I saw the original story from Nightline. I love the part where Morrie talks about needing someone to "wipe my a**." The best part about this, t...