Yes, Tuesdays with Morrie is a true story. It’s a nonfiction memoir, and while some liberties were taken in the film adaptation, the book recounts what happened in that last class with my dying professor.
Great name. Have you heard of the other Francesco I’ve written about? He was not real, but feels real to me. Check it out: http://www.mitchalbom.com/books/magic-strings-of-frankie-presto/.
Let me know what you think!