For One More Day

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Hyperion Books, Sep 26, 2006 - Fiction - 197 pages
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This is the story of Charley, a child of divorce who is always forced to choose between his mother and his father. He grows into a man and starts a family of his own. But one fateful weekend, he leaves his mother to secretly be with his father - and she dies while he is gone. This haunts him for years. It unravels his own young family. It leads him to depression and drunkenness. One night, he decides to take his life. But somewhere between this world and the next, he encounters his mother again, in their hometown, and gets to spend one last day with her - the day he missed and always wished he'd had. He asks the questions many of us yearn to ask, the questions we never ask while our parents are alive. By the end of this magical day, Charley discovers how little he really knew about his mother, the secret of how her love saved their family, and how deeply he wants the second chance to save his own.

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Beautiful insight of the power of a mother's love. - LibraryThing
It led him to a full college scholarship. - LibraryThing
The author in general is an amazing writer. - LibraryThing
That's the premise of this book and it's a great story. - LibraryThing
No twists, no surprise endings. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - mfdavis - LibraryThing

I listened to this on CD -- it is read by the author, who does a pretty good job. I enjoyed the book, & it has a tiny twist at the end which I didn't see coming. Read full review

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User Review  - Sherry Lynne - Goodreads

Typical Mitch Albom book, bland like rice. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Mitch Albom is an author, playwright, and screenwriter who has written seven books, including the international bestseller Tuesdays with Morrie, the bestselling memoir of all time. His first novel, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, was an instant number-one New York Times bestseller that has since sold more than six million copies worldwide. Both books were made into acclaimed TV films. Mitch also works as a columnist and a broadcaster, and serves on numerous charitable boards. He lives with his wife, Janine, in Michigan.

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