Book Review: TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE

July 13, 2018

       

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“The truth is, once you learn how to die, you learn how to live.” 

Genre            - Memoir
Author            -  Mitch Albom
Pages               -  192
Related Books - Wisdom of our fathers; 



Book dedicates itself to a conversation between Mitch, a retired college professor, and his old student Mitch. Morrie discovers he is dying. And Mitch who became a journalist began meeting his loveable professor during his last days on earth.
Mitch was living a mediocre and unhappy life. He seems to be a work alcoholic, does not give time to his wife. During the initial days, Mitch occasionally visited Morrie and teacher-student talks could last for hours. Afterward, it became a habit to visit Morrie every Tuesday.
The conversation covers vital things in life friendship, loss, love, and so on. As days passed Morrie became weaker. Mitch helplessly saw his professor slipping into the arms of death. On the fourteenth day, Morrie died. In the end, Mitch regretted, to have spent more Tuesdays with Morrie.

Book changed the lives of millions of people. It captures the sentiments of a dying man, every word is golden teaching, the reader can picture himself as Mitch, struggling to find the meaning of life.





















1 comment:

  1. Have read this. Gem of a book. Each of Morrie's session touched an inportant theme of life and showed a way how to deal with it. We all are in dire need to imbibe Morrie's trademark statement- 'When you learn how to die, you learn how to live'.

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