Everything you need to understand or teach For One More Day by Mitch Albom.
This novel, at times poetic and at times sentimental, tells the story of a day in the death of Chick Benetto, ex-pro baseball player, ex-husband, and ex-father. A near-death experience in which he encounters the spirit of his dead mother is the catalyst of a journey into his troubled past, the narrative of that journey exploring the theme of relationships between parents and children, as well as loyalty and human fallibility.
For one more day begins with an introduction, in which an anonymous narrator describes the story about to be told as that of Chick Benetto, an elderly man encountered seemingly by chance at a small town baseball field. The story, the narrator writes, is to be told in Chick's own voice and from Chick's own perspective and is, in spite of some apparent impossibilities, to be believed by the reader.
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