Mitch Albom is a bestselling author, screenwriter, playwright and nationally syndicated columnist. The author of five consecutive #1 New York Times bestsellers, his books have collectively sold more than thirty-three million copies in forty-two languages worldwide. Tuesdays With Morrie, which spent four straight years atop the New York Times list, is now the bestselling memoir of all time. Four of Albom's books, including Morrie, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, For One More Day, and Have a Little Faith, have been made into highly acclaimed TV movies for ABC. Oprah Winfrey produced Tuesdays With Morrie, which claimed four Emmy awards including a best actor nod for Jack Lemmon in the lead role. Albom has founded six charities in and around Detroit, including the first-ever twenty-four-hour medical clinic for homeless children in America, and also operates an orphanage in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. Albom lives with his wife, Janine, in metropolitan Detroit.
"Albom's The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto hits the
right notes. Albom's love for music is richly apparent... and his
maxims about life will no doubt bring readers on a pleasantly
sentimental journey about the bandmates in their lives."--USA
"Albom's fable about the power of song carries you along like a beautiful melody."--People
"As always, Albom's novel has a larger message...and The Magic Strings of Frankie Pesto resonates with a kind of cosmic connection."--Miami New Times
"Within a few pages, you'll be as delighted with this sparkling book as I was. Start it, stick with it, and you'll find 'The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto to be a book of note."--Yankton Daily Press