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The Time Keeper Audiobook

The Time Keeper

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Publisher's Summary

From the author who's inspired millions worldwide with books like Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven comes his most imaginative novel yet, The Time Keeper--a compelling fable about the first man on earth to count the hours.

The man who became Father Time.

In Mitch Albom's newest work of fiction, the inventor of the world's first clock is punished for trying to measure God's greatest gift. He is banished to a cave for centuries and forced to listen to the voices of all who come after him seeking more days, more years. Eventually, with his soul nearly broken, Father Time is granted his freedom, along with a magical hourglass and a mission: a chance to redeem himself by teaching two earthly people the true meaning of time.

He returns to our world--now dominated by the hour-counting he so innocently began--and commences a journey with two unlikely partners: one a teenage girl who is about to give up on life, the other a wealthy old businessman who wants to live forever. To save himself, he must save them both. And stop the world to do so.

Told in Albom's signature spare, evocative prose, this remarkably original tale will inspire readers everywhere to reconsider their own notions of time, how they spend it and how precious it truly is.

©2012 Mitch Albom, Inc. (P)2012 Hyperion

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    It is a very pleasant story with a great message. I enjoyed it very much. I will remember this tale as I scurry against the clock.

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    Susan A Verhine The South 09-11-15
    Susan A Verhine The South 09-11-15 Member Since 2016
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    Another great story from Mitch Album. Live in the moment at hand and give thanks for this moment. Mitch you make this hard to do, I sit here pondering this and all I can think about is, how long until I can read yet another of your incredible stories. Thank you for being an author.

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    Bobbie 06-21-15
    Bobbie 06-21-15
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    "Every enjoyable!"

    Worth the time! A must read for anyone who thinks they have control over time.

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    "First audio book"

    loved it, active duty military so always doing long hours. this book helped and boy was it good. great read, great message, and a beautiful love.

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    This book is gonna keep you thinking for months after your done with it. Thought provoking and beautifully narrated. Wow!

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    Becca Chesapeake, Ohio, United States 02-26-15
    Becca Chesapeake, Ohio, United States 02-26-15 Member Since 2014

    I'm a fantasy fan! I love anything that will get me out of reality if only for a little while. :o)

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    A story about a wonderful gift. Teaches a wonderful lesson about life. A book that has touched my heart and soul.

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    Lewis Sharp 02-22-15
    Lewis Sharp 02-22-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Amazing and beautiful"

    Loved it from start to finish. a powerful story that a lot can relate to. by far one of the best books!

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    "Time marches on"

    Great story about time. Mitch does it again makes you think as the story goes on. Glad it has a good ending.

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    RF 01-13-15
    RF 01-13-15
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    "Inspirational"

    Dan Stevens is quite a remarkable narrator. The story leads you on as you are captured by the inner torment of the characters all the while feeling hopeful for a happy ending yet wondering just how it will happen. One for my bookshelf of favorites.

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    Dennis 12-31-14
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    "Fascinating!"

    Mitch Albom's perspective of time and it's influence on the human experience/condition is enlightening, refreshing and at the same time troubling. One must take pause to consider if this story is truly fiction or non-fiction.
    Thank you Mitch. You have quite the Blessed talent.

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