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The five people you meet in heaven

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Eddie is a wounded war veteran, an old man who has lived, in his mind, an uninspired life. His job is fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. On his 83rd birthday, a tragic accident kills him, as he tries to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakes in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is not a destination. It's a place where your life is explained to you by five people, some of whom you knew, others who may have been strangers. One by one, from childhood to soldier to old age, Eddie's five people revisit their connections to him on earth, illuminating the mysteries of his "meaningless" life, and revealing the haunting secret behind the eternal question: "Why was I here?"
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Contributors:
Singer, Erik. Narrator
ISBN:
9781401308582
073669840
9780375432323
9780316330473
9780307706768
9780786868711
9781595305107
9780739377451
Reading Level:
UG
Level 4.7, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
780L
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Grouped Work ID 7543978b-0523-8473-eb9e-78d3fb8d4ffe
Full title five people you meet in heaven
Author albom mitch
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 10:40:58AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-23 10:42:02AM

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Eddie is a wounded war veteran, an old man who has lived, in his mind, an uninspired life. His job is fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. On his 83rd birthday, a tragic accident kills him, as he tries to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakes in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is not a destination. It's a place where your life is explained to you by five people, some of whom you knew, others who may have been strangers. One by one, from childhood to soldier to old age, Eddie's five people revisit their connections to him on earth, illuminating the mysteries of his "meaningless" life, and revealing the haunting secret behind the eternal question: "Why was I here?"

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subject_facet Accident victims -- Fiction, Amusement parks -- Fiction, Amusement rides -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Death -- Fiction, Future life -- Fiction, Heaven -- Fiction, Large type books, Older men -- Fiction
title_display The five people you meet in heaven
title_full The Five People You Meet in Heaven, The five people you meet in heaven / Mitch Albom, The five people you meet in heaven [sound recording] / Mitch Albom, The five people you meet in heaven [text (large print)] / Mitch Albom
title_short The five people you meet in heaven
title_sub
topic_facet Accident victims, Amusement parks, Amusement rides, Audiobooks, Death, Fiction, Future life, Heaven, Large type books, Literature, Older men