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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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series Five people you meet in Heaven
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subject_facet Accident victims -- Fiction
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Amusement parks -- Fiction
Amusement rides -- Fiction
Death -- Fiction
Electronic books
Future life -- Fiction
Heaven -- Fiction
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Psychological 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 [text (large print)] / Mitch Albom
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Aged men
Amusement parks
Amusement rides
Death
Fiction
Future life
Heaven
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Literature
Older men