|A Man's World|
|Directed by||Charles Barton|
|Screenplay by|| Edward T. Lowe |
|Story by||Jack Roberts|
|Produced by||Wallace MacDonald|
|Starring|| William Wright |
|Edited by||Dick Fantl|
|Music by||M. W. Stoloff|
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The Five People You Meet In Heaven is a 2003 novel by Mitch Albom. It follows the life and death of a ride mechanic named Eddie who is killed in an amusement park accident and sent to heaven, where he encounters five people who had a significant impact on him while he was alive. It was published by Hyperion and remained on the New York Times Best Seller list for 95 weeks.
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