The Five People You Meet in Heaven: Closing Thoughts, Part 2

Do you have any questions about the book that you’d like to ask your fellow book club members?

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven: Accomplishments

What would you say to Eddie when he laments that he accomplished nothing with his life? Discuss what has he accomplished.

For those of you concerned about source attribution, I’m basing some of my discussion questions on those provided by LitLovers, who got their questions from the publisher of TFPYMIH. I sometimes change how they phrase the questions and leave some out, but I’m using them to guide the general direction of the discussion.

The Five People You Meet in Heaven: Random Acts

Discuss this quote: “[T]here are no random acts. . . . [W]e are all connected. . . . [Y]ou can no more separate one life from another than you can separate a breeze from the wind.”

What is Albom telling us about life and death?

For those of you concerned about source attribution, I’m basing some of my discussion questions on those provided by LitLovers, who got their questions from the publisher of TFPYMIH. I sometimes change how they phrase the questions and leave some out, but I’m using them to guide the general direction of the discussion.

The Five People You Meet in Heaven: Tala

What does Tala mean when she says “you make good for me”?

Is Eddie’s life penance for what he did to Tala?

What is the significance of Tala pulling Eddie to heaven after he dies and not one of the other people Eddie met?

For those of you concerned about source attribution, I’m basing some of my discussion questions on those provided by LitLovers, who got their questions from the publisher of TFPYMIH. I sometimes change how they phrase the questions and leave some out, but I’m using them to guide the general direction of the discussion.

The Five People You Meet in Heaven: Marguerite

Why does Marguerite want to be in a place where there are only weddings? How does this relate to her own life and to her relationship and life with Eddie?

Discuss why Eddie is angry at his wife for dying so young.

What does Marguerite mean when she says, “Lost love is still love. It takes a different form. You can’t see their smile or bring them food or tousle their hair or move them around on the dance floor. But when these senses waken, another heightens. . . . Life has an end. Love doesn’t.” Discuss whether or not you agree with her.

For those of you concerned about source attribution, I’m basing some of my discussion questions on those provided by LitLovers, who got their questions from the publisher of TFPYMIH. I sometimes change how they phrase the questions and leave some out, but I’m using them to guide the general direction of the discussion.