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The Five People You Meet in Heaven
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Author: Mitch Albom
Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. His days are a dull routine of work, loneliness, and regret. — Then, on his 83rd birthday, Eddie dies in a tragic accident, trying to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakens in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781401308582
ISBN-10: 1401308589
Publication Date: 4/7/2003
Pages: 208
Edition: Reprint
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3.9 stars, based on 685 ratings
Publisher: Hyperion
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 18
I loved this book. I can't imagine a better book for giving to someone who thinks that their life doesn't matter. It will definitely change you and make you realize that " to someone you may be the world".
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Helpful Score: 14
No matter what your personal belief of the after life is, you can still digest some moral and philosophical lessons contained within this short and easy to read book. "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" points out the inter-connectedness of people. Allowing us to look back on our actions and hopefully understand the domino effect of these actions.
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Helpful Score: 13
This is a quick, easy read. Absolutely engrossing, about an ordinary man with an average, mundane life. He finds out after he goes to heaven how meaningful his life really was, as well as finding answers to questions that have haunted him all of his life. Fantastic introspect into an everyday average life and those who intersect with our lives affecting us in some way, sometimes knowingly and sometimes unknowingly. Great novel about the journey of our body & soul.
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Helpful Score: 10
Not much to do with heaven exactly but more to do with the five people that had an impact on his life and the way he impacted theirs. It makes you wonder what people will remember you for , after your gone.
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Helpful Score: 8
Another great book by Mr. Albom. I read "Tuesday's with Morrie" and just loved it. He didn't disappoint in writing this book. A fiction story that makes you realize how important your life is and doing little things for people can make a difference. Great one day read! Enjoy!
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An interesting and unusual story that makes you think a while after you've read it.
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Simply a book that leaves you wanting more.
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This has got to be one of my most favorite books of all time! If you read this book without shedding a single tear.. I commend you! It has also been made into a movie by Hallmark several years ago.. that is excellent, and follows the book very well!
This book is so well written. Not a religious book in nature.. in my opinion any person of any religion can read and identify with this book.
A MUST READ, AND A BOOK I KEEP ON MY SHELF NEXT TO ALL MY OTHER CLASSICS that I will NEVER trade or get rid of!


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