The Tile Of The Book

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The tile of the book is “The Five People You Meet in Heaven”. The author of the book is Mitch Albon and it was published in 2003 by Hyperion Books.There are 194 pages total in the book. The book begins with the last day of Eddie’s life. It’s his birthday and he is turning eighty-three years old. He works at an amusement park called Ruby Pier as the maintenance guy, basically just making sure the rides were safe.. Even though he doesn’t like working at Ruby Pier, deep down he loved to see the little kids laughing and smiling and having fun on the rides. But on that day a car key goes missing, found it way into the machinery damaging a ride called “ Freddie’s Free Fall”. The patrons were screaming and yelling as they dangled in the air. When Eddie heard of the news the cart already began to fall off the tracks. Moving as quickly as he could he saw a little girl and tries to save her from the falling cart. All he remembers is holding her hand. For the rest of the story it goes back and forth from his present to flashbacks of his past birthdays. His first stop in heaven is Ruby Piers seventy-five years ago. That is where he met the Blue Man, who was part of the side show at Ruby Pier when he was eight years old. The blue Man then tells Eddie that he is the one responsible for his death. When Eddie was younger he ran in front of the Blue Man’s car chasing after a baseball, because he was so nervous he got onto a car accident which killed him a few moments later. Eddie…
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