The Next Person You Meet in Heaven

The Next Person You Meet in Heaven

Audiobook CD - 2018
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"In this enchanting sequel to the number one bestseller The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom tells the story of Eddie's heavenly reunion with Annie--the little girl he saved on earth--in an unforgettable novel of how our lives and losses intersect. Fifteen years ago, in Mitch Albom's beloved novel, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, the world fell in love with Eddie, a grizzled war veteran- turned-amusement park mechanic who died saving the life of a young girl named Annie. Eddie's journey to heaven taught him that every life matters. Now, in this magical sequel, Mitch Albom reveals Annie's story. The accident that killed Eddie left an indelible mark on Annie. It took her left hand, which needed to be surgically reattached. Injured, scarred, and unable to remember why, Annie's life is forever changed by a guilt-ravaged mother who whisks her away from the world she knew. Bullied by her peers and haunted by something she cannot recall, Annie struggles to find acceptance as she grows. When, as a young woman, she reconnects with Paulo, her childhood love, she believes she has finally found happiness. As the novel opens, Annie is marrying Paulo. But when her wedding night day ends in an unimaginable accident, Annie finds herself on her own heavenly journey--and an inevitable reunion with Eddie, one of the five people who will show her how her life mattered in ways she could not have fathomed. Poignant and beautiful, filled with unexpected twists, The Next Person You Meet in Heaven reminds us that not only does every life matter,but that every ending is also a beginning--we only need to open our eyes to see it"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Harper Audio, [2018]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2018
ISBN: 9780062866677
Branch Call Number: CD FIC Albom 4 discs
Characteristics: 4 audio discs (4 hours) : digital ; 4 3/4 inches
digital,optical,1.4 m. per second,stereo
audio file,CD audio
Additional Contributors: Harper Audio (Firm) - Publisher


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Jan 18, 2019

Au-delà d'un simple histoire, Mitch Albom nous invite à se laisser ressentir le périple d'Annie et ce faisant favorise une sorte de réflexion personnelle. Ce livre laisse des traces et des réverbérations tout autour. Il nous offre aussi la possibilité de s'ouvrir à l'ici et maintenant, à lâcher prise, à se faire confiance tout en faisant confiance aux autres. Mais surtout d'accueillir la vie telle qu'elle se déploie devant soi, moment après moment.

Jan 03, 2019

I have to say I didn't enjoy the first 120 pages or so at all!! I was so disappointed up to that point, but it got better (or maybe just the emotion hit me)....I cried quite a lot, but does that make me like a book? I'm not sure how I feel. I certainly didn't like it as much as the first one. I wish I would have re-read The Five People You Meet in Heaven before starting this one so I could remember it all. That one is one of my all time favourite books. So, kind of on the fence...

Dec 07, 2018

I read the entirety of The Next Person you Meet in Heaven in one evening. It wasn’t too easy. It was just so good.
The Five People You Meet in Heaven is one of my favourite books of all time, so of course I picked this one up right away. The themes may seem a bit daunting, but it is anything but dark. It is a beautiful story of intertwining lives and unseen consequences. This sequel is a little more obvious in its choices of the people met in heaven, and is clearly meant to tug on the heartstrings. My advice? Just let it. Let it pull you in. Let it make you cry. Then recover, and let the whole process start all over again.
Normally I don’t go for obvious books. But this one is obvious in a beautiful way.
@freckleface675 of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Nov 19, 2018

Amazing author and a fantastic sequel to his previous book! It's hard not to love what he writes and the life lessons he teaches us through his stories.

Nov 09, 2018

Nice story. An easy read.

Nov 03, 2018

This book will bring out the tears in you, so deep and touching. Definitely a must read!

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