Tuesdays with Morrie

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Western Philippines University
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Aborlan, Palawan

Name: Angielou N. Coching Date: 2016-05-10
Year: 2nd year

A. Background

Title: Tuesdays with Morrie
Author: Mitch Albom
He was born on 23rd of May 1958 in Passaic, New Jersey, USA. Albom achieved great fame in various dimensions, he is well known as bestselling author and journalist, appreciated as screen writer, and dramatist and radio/TV broadcaster. He started his writing career as sport writer and won instant national fame.
Copyright/Year of Publication: 1997
Publisher: Doubleday a division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc. 1540 Broadway, New York, New York 10036
Pages: 192

B. Excerpt of the Book

The first chapter, entitled "The Curriculum" the topic was The Meaning of Life. The second chapter begins with a flashback to 1979. Mitch graduated from Brandeis University in Massachusetts. Morrie tells him to keep in touch and walks away crying. The third chapter, "The Syllabus," Morrie have (ALS) also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. There is no cure, and its terminal. His body was dying. The disease works its way up the body. Morrie decided before he went he wanted to have a living funeral. The fourth chapter, "The Student," Mitch dream had been to play professional piano, but it didn't go well. Then his favourite uncle died at age forty-four of pancreatic cancer. He got a master's degree in journalism. He is married to Janine. The chapter titled "The Audiovisual" describes the television program Nightline. Ted Koppel, the host, went to Morrie's house. They talked about the afterlife. Mitch saw this TV program. In the next chapter "The Orientation," Mitch visited Morrie. He had not seen him in sixteen years. Morrie was happy he had come back. Mitch calls Morrie Coach, which Morrie likes it. Morrie asks him questions about his choices in life. Morrie…...

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