Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom
Tuesdays with Morrie stayed on best seller lists for months, touching readers deeply with the author Mitch’s accounts of this Tuesday visits with his favorite college professor, 15 years after he graduated. His professor, Morrie Schwarta, has been diagnosed with ALS, also called Lou Gehrig’s disease, and knows he will die from it sooner or later. As Mitch visits Morrie every Tuesday, they talk about major life issues Mitch as listed. In between chapters recounting their discussions, Mitch fills in Morrie’s background from this childhood through his education and professional journey to becoming a respected professor and champion of social justice. Morrie’s insights, filled with wisdom from his life’s experience and honest perspective as he nears the end of his life, reflect universal truths common to many religions and cultures. Readers of all ages will be inspired by this book.
Review by Ms. Goldstein-Erickson