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For years, sports fans across the country have run to their morning newspapers to read Mitch Albom. Here, in his fourth superb collection, the nation's No. 1 sports columnist tackles everything from Tonya and Nancy to O.J., from the Lions foibles to the Red Wings' Stanley Cup final. In Live Albom IV, Albom --- also an ESPN analyst, WJR radio talk showhost, and author of th ...more
Paperback, 294 pages
Published December 31st 1988 by Detroit Free Press (first published December 12th 1931)
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Chris
Aug 30, 2010 Chris rated it really liked it
The premise sounds familiar, especialy for Albom: an elderly mentor invites a younger protege into a series of conversations about deep issues. But this isn't Tuesdays With Morrie, II. Instead, this is an honest exploration of how the faith of our childhood remains with us, even as it is invites reflection and change.
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Mar 01, 2015 Jim Dykstra rated it it was amazing
Albom is an amazing mix of sports reporter and author. This book shows some of his evolution as a writer. There are times you just have to stop mid-article and let a sentence sink in, read it a second time, commit it to memory. If you like good writing you can't go wrong with Mitch Albom. If you like well-written sports stories he is one of the best.
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I read Mitch's columns in the Free Press and really wanted to read this book. Mitch's writing style is very appealing to me. Paper Losses was very entertaing and informative to me.
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Fun to remember all of the good old days of sports here in Michigan!
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Mitchell David Albom is an author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster and musician. His books have collectively sold over 35 million copies worldwide; have been published in forty-one territories and in forty-two languages around the world; and have been made into Emmy Award-winning and critically-acclaimed television movies.
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