Every family is a ghost story . . .
As a child, Charley Benetto was told by his father, You can be a mamas boy or a daddys boy, but you cant be both. So he chooses his father, only to see him disappear when Charley is on the verge of adolescence. Decades later, Charley is a broken man. His life has been destroyed by alcohol and regret. He loses his job. He leaves his family. He hits rock bottom after discovering he wont be invited to his only daughters wedding. And he decides to take his own life. Charley makes a midnight ride to his small hometown: his final journey. But as he staggers into his old house, he makes an astonishing discovery. His mother - who died eight years earlier - is there, and welcomes Charley home as if nothing had ever happened.
What follows is the one seemingly ordinary day so many of us yearn for: a chance to make good with a lost parent, to explain the family secrets and to seek forgiveness.
||An internationally renowned best-selling author of six books, Mitch Albom is a journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster and musician.
Mitch Albom sees the magical in the ordinary
- Cecilia Ahern
Mitch Albom, in this new book, once again demonstrates why he is one of my favourite writers . . . FOR ONE MORE DAY will make you smile. It will make you wistful. It will make you blink back tears of nostalgia
- James McBride, author of THE COLOR OF WATER
Another very touching page-turner
- STAR magazine
A warm and tender tale
- IRISH EVENING HERALD