"Come down. There's a phone call. I think something happened to your father" (119).
"The second one stands, holds out his bottle, and chooses the sparse traffic of the right-hand lane. He wiggles the bottle back and forth, trying to time the drop to land between vehicles, as if this was some sort of art and he was some sort of artist. His fingers release. He almost smiles" (163).
"'The old entrance'... 'But that thing was destroyed a long time ago'... 'A very big fire'" (120).
"Eddie's father swam to him, yelling into the wind" (135).
Skill Goal: I can determine an author's purpose in writing a text. The Five People You Meet In Heaven By: Mitch Albom Julia Romitelli