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About the Author

Mitch Albom was born on May 23, 1958 in Passaic, New Jersey. He received a bachelor's degree in sociology from Brandeis University in 1979 and a master's degrees in journalism and business administration from Columbia University. He is an author, a newspaper columnist for the Detroit Free Press, mostrar mais and a nationally syndicated radio host for ABC. He is the author of several bestselling books including Tuesdays with Morrie, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, For One More Day, The Timekeeper, The First Phone Call from Heaven, and The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto: A Novel. Oprah Winfrey produced a television movie for ABC based on Tuesdays with Morrie that aired in 1999 and won four Emmy Awards in 2000. The Five People You Meet in Heaven and For One More Day were also turned into ABC television movies. He has been named the #1 Sports Columnist in the Nation by the sports editors of America. During his career, he has received more than 100 writing awards from AP, UPI, Headliners Club, and National Sportswriters and Broadcasters Associations, as well as had his work appear in numerous publications, such as Sports Illustrated, GQ, Sport, The New York Times, TV Guide, and USA Today. He hosts two radio talk shows for ABC: The Mitch Albom Show and The Mitch Albom Show on the Weekend. He has founded two charities in the metropolitan Detroit area. The Dream Fund, which allows disadvantaged children to become involved with the arts and A Time to Help, which brings volunteers together once a month to tackle various projects in Detroit, including staffing shelters, building homes with Habitat for Humanity, and operating meals on wheels programs for the elderly. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos


Obras de Mitch Albom

The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2003) 18,793 cópias
For One More Day (2006) 6,858 cópias
Have a Little Faith: A True Story (2009) 3,198 cópias
The Time Keeper (2012) 2,422 cópias
The First Phone Call from Heaven (2013) 1,678 cópias
The Stranger in the Lifeboat (2021) 783 cópias
The Little Liar (2023) 305 cópias
And The Winner Is (2008) 27 cópias
For One More Day [2007 TV movie] (2009) — Screenwriter — 19 cópias
Live Albom II (1990) 17 cópias
Duck Hunter Shoots Angel (2008) 15 cópias
Have a Little Faith [2011 TV movie] (2011) — Autor — 14 cópias
Live Albom IV (1996) 10 cópias
Human Touch (2020) 9 cópias
Zamani Anlamak (2013) 2 cópias
Iskorka nadezhdy (2011) 1 exemplar(es)
Tuesdays with Morie 1 exemplar(es)
Spring Redemption 1 exemplar(es)
The Little Liar 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Best American Magazine Writing 2010 (2010) — Contribuinte — 44 cópias
Tony Bennett in the Studio: A Life of Art & Music (2007) — Prefácio — 43 cópias
Tuesdays with Morrie [1999 TV movie] (2000) — Original book — 33 cópias
Augie's Quest: One Man's Journey from Success to Significance (2007) — Prefácio, algumas edições27 cópias
Crusader for Justice: Federal Judge Damon J. Keith (2013) — Prefácio — 11 cópias


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Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Albom, Mitchell David
Data de nascimento
País (para mapa)
Local de nascimento
Passaic, New Jersey, USA
Locais de residência
Passaic, New Jersey, USA
New York, New York, USA
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Akiba Hebrew Academy
Brandeis University (B.A., 1979)
Columbia University (M.A., Journalism)
Columbia University (M.B.A.)
Berklee College of Music (1979)
radio host (mostrar todas 7)
Schwartz, Morrie (professor)
Sabino, Janine (wife)
S.A.Y. (Super All Year)
Rock Bottom Remainders
The Dream Fund
A Time to Help
Detroit Free Press
National Hospice Organization's Man of the Year (1999)
David Black
Pequena biografia
Mitch Albom is the author of the international bestsellers Tuesdays With Morrie, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, and For One More Day, which collectively have sold more than 26 million copies worldwide. His books have been published in forty-one territories and in forty-two languages around the world, and have been made into Emmy Award-winning and critically acclaimed television movies. He is also the author of two New York Times bestselling sports books and four anthologies of his newspaper column for the Detroit Free Press. He also writes screenplays and stage plays. Albom serves on numerous charitable boards, and has founded three charities in the Detroit area. He lives with his wife, Janine, in Michigan.

Critical Praise

“Think of Mitch Albom as the Babe Ruth of popular literature, hitting the ball out of the park every time he’s at bat.” –Andrea Sachs, TIME


“Mitch Albom is a fearless explorer of the wishful and magical, he is also a devout believer in the power of love. --James McBride, author of The Color of Water


“Mitch Albom has never failed to delve into the depths of relationships, the sometimes dark and mysteriously gray areas of our interactions with people. He has pondered what we learn in our day-to-day intersections with those we love and those we hardly know, those anchors we’ve lost, those we’ve simply shaken hands with.” -Bookreporter.com


“What I like in his books is that the characters are working-class heroes and everyday people” – Guillaume Musso, best-selling French author – Paris Match, December 2006


“Mitch Albom sees the magical in the ordinary” -- Cecilia Ahern



Cada um de nós teve na juventude uma figura especial que, com paciência, afeto e sabedoria, nos ajudou a descobrir dimensões mais profundas e a escolher nossos caminhos com maior liberdade. Para Mitch Albom, esta pessoa foi Morrie Schwartz, seu professor na universidade. Vinte anos depois, Mitch reencontra Morrie, nos últimos meses da vida de seu velho mestre, acometido de uma doença terminal. Durante quatorze encontros, eles tratam de temas fundamentais para a felicidade e realização humana. É uma lição de esperança sobre o sentido da existência, em que a experiência e reflexão são transmitidas de forma simples e comovente, que transformou a vida do autor e, que ele quis registrar como uma dádiva de Morrie para o mundo.… (mais)
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