The physics of vulnerability is simple: If we are brave enough often enough, we will fall. This is a book about what it takes to get back up and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new ending.
A global phenomenon, The Alchemist has been read and loved by over 62 million readers, topping bestseller lists in 74 countries worldwide. Now this magical fable is beautifully repackaged in an edition that lovers of Paulo Coelho will want to treasure forever.
Mitch Albom rediscovered his college professor and mentor, Morrie Schwartz, in the last months of the older man's life. Knowing he was dying, Morrie visited Mitch every Tuesday, just like in college. This is a chronicle of their time together and their final "class": lessons in how to live.
Tells a story of four characters who live in a maze and look for cheese to nourish them. Cheese is a metaphor for what you want to have in your life - whether it is a good job, a loving relationship, money or a possession. And the maze is where you look for what you want - the organization you work for in, or the family or community you live in.