The First Phone Call From Heaven

  • by Mitch Albom
  • Narrated by Mitch Albom
  • 7 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The gift of heaven on earth. It will become the biggest story in the world...
When the residents of a small town on Lake Michigan start receiving phone calls from the afterlife, they all become the subject of widespread attention. Is it the greatest miracle ever or a massive hoax? Sully Harding, a grief-stricken single father, is determined to find out.
This is a story about the power of belief - and a page-turner that will touch your soul. The internationally bestselling and inspirational author of Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven, returns with his most moving, surprising and compelling novel yet. The perfect introduction, or re-introduction, to the masterful storytelling of one of the best-loved writers of our time.

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Will it work out in the end?

This was a really interesting concept, and as such, keeps you intrigued right until the end.

The small town Americana is reminiscent of Richard Russo's writing without the bittersweet comedy. Various inhabitants have been receiving phone calls from "heaven". The chief of police is most reluctant to believe the growing hype, until his dead son gets in touch.

There were quite a lot of characters introduced which made it tricky at times to keep up; but the use of Alexander Graham Bell's timeline of inventing the phone at the start of each chapter was genius, and gave you a wee chance to stop and take stock of who was who!
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- sarahmoose2000

Great book

I loved this story. Liked how the mystery slowly unfolded. I was gripped till the end. A good reader too
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- Noreen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-11-2013
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK