The Resource Have a little faith : a true story, Mitch Albom

Have a little faith : a true story, Mitch Albom

Label
Have a little faith : a true story
Title
Have a little faith
Title remainder
a true story
Statement of responsibility
Mitch Albom
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When an eighty-two-year-old rabbi from Albom's old hometown asks him to deliver his eulogy, Albom goes back to his nonfiction roots and becomes involved with a Detroit pastor--a reformed drug dealer and convict--who preaches to the poor and homeless in a decaying church with a hole in its roof. A timely, moving, and inspiring look at faith: not just who believes, but why
Summary
The best-selling author relates his efforts to eulogize a beloved rabbi who is near death, in a book where the author sits with and cares for the dying man, discovers and learns to admire an impoverished congregation, and rekindles his faith as he searches for the right words to honor the dying cleric
Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
325112
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Albom, Mitch
Dewey number
296.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Albom, Mitch
  • Lewis, Albert L
  • Covington, Henry P
  • Albom, Mitch
  • Covington, Henry P
  • Lewis, Albert L
  • Albom, Mitch
  • Lewis, Albert L
  • Covington, Henry P
  • Faith (Judaism)
  • Faith
  • Faith
  • Faith (Judaism)
  • Religion
  • Judaism
  • Healing
  • Homeless
  • Preaching
  • Dacaying Church
  • Detroit, MI
  • Faith
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a true story
Label
Have a little faith : a true story, Mitch Albom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In the beginning-- -- Spring. The great tradition of running away ; Meet the reb ; A little history ; Life of Henry ; The file on God ; The house of peace ; The daily grind of faith ; Ritual ; The end of spring -- Summer. The things we lose ... ; Community ; A little more history ; The greatest question of all ; Why war? ; Happiness ; The end of summer -- Autumn. Church ; What is rich? ; Church ; Old ; Church ; A good marriage ; Your faith, my faith ; The things we find ... ; Thanksgiving ; The end of autumn -- Winter. Winter solstice ; Good and evil ; Life of Cass ; Saying sorry ; The moment of truth ; Heaven ; Church ; Goodbye ; The eulogy ; ... The things we leave behind -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn310399069
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
viii, 254 pages
Isbn
9780786868728
Lccn
2009023230
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)310399069
Label
Have a little faith : a true story, Mitch Albom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In the beginning-- -- Spring. The great tradition of running away ; Meet the reb ; A little history ; Life of Henry ; The file on God ; The house of peace ; The daily grind of faith ; Ritual ; The end of spring -- Summer. The things we lose ... ; Community ; A little more history ; The greatest question of all ; Why war? ; Happiness ; The end of summer -- Autumn. Church ; What is rich? ; Church ; Old ; Church ; A good marriage ; Your faith, my faith ; The things we find ... ; Thanksgiving ; The end of autumn -- Winter. Winter solstice ; Good and evil ; Life of Cass ; Saying sorry ; The moment of truth ; Heaven ; Church ; Goodbye ; The eulogy ; ... The things we leave behind -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn310399069
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
viii, 254 pages
Isbn
9780786868728
Lccn
2009023230
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)310399069

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