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
Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor
from nearly twenty years ago.
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?
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.
with Morrie is a magical chronicle of their time together,
through which Mitch shares Morrie's lasting gift with the
four years on the New York Times bestseller list, Tuesdays
with Morrie is at last available in paperback.