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The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom
  

The Time Keeper

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A modern fairy tale where Father Time is punished for creating ‘Time’ and eventually is offered freedom if he will teach two diverse folk about this precious commodity. One a teenage girl wanting to speed time up and die, the other a wealthy man trying to slow time down and grab more years. This is a very spiritual tale of how to use time wisely. Beautifully written.

If you like Mitch Albom you might also like to read books by Paulo Coelho, Nicholas Montemarano and Diana Cooper.

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The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom

Banished for centuries, as punishment for trying to measure time, the inventor of the world's first clock is finally granted his freedom, along with a mission: a chance to redeem himself by teaching two people the true meaning of time. He returns to our world and embarks on a journey with two unlikely partners: a teenage girl who is about to give up on life and a wealthy, ageing businessman who wants to live for ever. To save himself, he must save them both. Gripping, and filled with deep human truth, this unforgettable story will inspire readers everywhere to reconsider their own notions of time and just how precious it truly is.

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An enthralling fantasy ... A story that makes the reader consider the real value of their lives The Lady


About the Author

Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom is the author of the international bestseller Tuesdays with Morrie, as well as six other books. He works as a newspaper columnist and a broadcaster, and serves on numerous charitable boards. He lives with his wife, Janine, in Michigan.

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Book Info

Publication date

10th September 2013

Author

Mitch Albom

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mitchalbom.com

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Publisher

Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780751541175

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