Bestselling Author Mitch Albom Returns To Nonfiction For The First Time In Than A Decade In This Poignant Memoir That Celebrates Chika, A Young Haitian Orphan Whose Short Life Would Forever Change His HeartChika Jeune Was Born Three Days Before The Devastating Earthquake That Decimated Haiti In She Spent Her Infancy In A Landscape Of Extreme Poverty, And When Her Mother Died Giving Birth To A Baby Brother, Chika Was Brought To The Have Faith Haiti Orphanage That Albom Operates In Port Au PrinceWith No Children Of Their Own, The Forty Plus Children Who Live, Play, And Go To School At The Orphanage Have Become Family To Mitch And His Wife, Janine Chika S Arrival Makes A Quick Impression Brave And Self Assured, Even As A Three Year Old, She Delights The Other Kids And Teachers But At Age Five, Chika Is Suddenly Diagnosed With Something A Doctor There Says, No One In Haiti Can Help You With Mitch And Janine Bring Chika To Detroit, Hopeful That American Medical Care Can Soon Return Her To Her Homeland Instead, Chika Becomes A Permanent Part Of Their Household, And Their Lives, As They Embark On A Two Year, Around The World Journey To Find A Cure As Chika S Boundless Optimism And Humor Teach Mitch The Joys Of Caring For A Child, He Learns That A Relationship Built On Love, No Matter What Blows It Takes, Can Never Be LostTold In Hindsight, And Through Illuminating Conversations With Chika Herself, This Is Albom At His Most Poignant And Vulnerable Finding Chika Is A Celebration Of A Girl, Her Adoptive Guardians, And The Incredible Bond They Formed A Devastatingly Beautiful Portrait Of What It Means To Be A Family, Regardless Of How It Is Made
Mitchell David Albom is an author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster and musician His books have collectively sold over 35 million copies worldwide have been published in forty one territories and in forty two languages around the world and have been made into Emmy Award winning and critically acclaimed television movies.
- 256 pages
- Finding Chika
- Mitch Albom
- 23 December 2019 Mitch Albom