Mitch Albom to sign copies of book at Art Van Furniture in Warren

Art Van says first 500 guests will receive complimentary copy of novel


WARREN, Mich.New York Times best-selling author and award-winning Detroit journalist Mitch Albom will sign copies of his highly-acclaimed new book, "The First Phone Call From Heaven," at Art Van Furniture in Warren.

Art Van says the first 500 guests will receive a complimentary copy of Albom's novel.

The "Art Van Wonderland" book signing event, which takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, is the first public opportunity for guests to receive a signed copy of Albom's new novel.

"The First Phone Call From Heaven" takes place in a small Michigan town that attracts worldwide attention when its citizens start receiving phone calls from heaven.

Albom's books, including number one New York Times bestsellers "Tuesdays with Morrie" and "The Five People You Meet in Heaven," have collectively sold more than 35 million copies worldwide, according to Art Van.

"Mitch Albom is a shining star in the city of Detroit," said Gary Van Elslander, president of Art Van Furniture. "His heartwarming, moving and thought-provoking novels are always a wonderful read, and an autographed copy would be a special gift for anyone."

Guests will be able to purchase "The First Phone Call From Heaven" for $17.95 plus tax at the Barnes & Noble kiosk inside the Warren store the day of the event.

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