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Death and Dying


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Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying
Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying
by Maggie Callanan
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In this moving and compassionate classic—now updated with new material from the authors—hospice nurses Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley share their intimate experiences with patients at the end of life, drawn from more than twenty... (read more)

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The American Book of Living and Dying: Lessons in Healing Spiritual Pain
The American Book of Living and Dying: Lessons in Healing Spiritual Pain
by Richard Groves
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Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man and Life's Greatest Lesson
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man and Life's Greatest Lesson
by Mitch Albom
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and#8220;How would you like to hang out with Yogi Berra and Ron Guidry during spring training? Funny and sweet, Driving Mr. Yogi transports you there.and#8221; and#8212; Jim Bouton, author of Ball Four It happens every spring. Yankees pitching great Ron... (read more)

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No One Has to Die Alone: Preparing for a Meaningful Death
No One Has to Die Alone: Preparing for a Meaningful Death
by Lani Leary
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No One Has to Die Alone offers meaningful insights and practical tools to rise above fear and make a difference in how we face the transition of death, dying, and bereavement. The experience of caring for a loved one through terminal illness and eventual... (read more)

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Our Greatest Gift: Meditation on Dying and Caring, a
Our Greatest Gift: Meditation on Dying and Caring, a
by Henri Nouwen
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One of the best-loved spiritual writers of our time—an author ranked with C.S. Lewis and Thomas Merton—Henry J.M. Nowuen, takes a moving, personal look at human mortality in Our Greatest Gift. A meditation on dying and caring, Our... (read more)

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The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing
The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing
by Bronnie Ware
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After too many years of unfulfilling work, Bronnie Ware began searching for a job with heart. Despite having no formal qualifications or experience, she found herself working in palliative care. Over the years she spent tending to the needs of those who... (read more)

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The Undertaking
The Undertaking
by Thomas Lynch
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Here is the voice of both witness and functionary. Lynch stands between 'the living and the living who have died' with outrage and amazement, awe and calm, straining for the brief glimpse we all get of what mortality means to a vital species.... (read more)

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Grave Matters: A Journey Through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural Way of Burial
Grave Matters: A Journey Through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural Way of Burial
by Mark Harris
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"A well-organized, valuable resource for anyone considering the disposition of their own or their loved one's earthly remains." -- Booklist (starred review)... (read more)

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Stars When the Sun Shines
Stars When the Sun Shines
by Wayne Stier
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From Zen cherry blossoms to the Noh stage. From Hawaiian breathing lessons to an Okinawan rodeo. From Balinese wise men to the Egyptian pyramids. It all started in small town Minnesota and it ended much later than the doctors said it would. In his early... (read more)

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Through the Dark Forest: Transforming Your Life in the Face of Death
Through the Dark Forest: Transforming Your Life in the Face of Death
by Carolyn Conger
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It's never too late to transform your life. A practical and deeply healing guide to becoming whole and finding peace during the most difficult time of life When we are confronted with the end of life, we must tackle medical decisions, attend to family... (read more)

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Murder of Mercy: Euthanasia on Trial
Murder of Mercy: Euthanasia on Trial
by Stanley Rosenblatt
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Opening Heavens Door What the Dying May Be Trying To Tell Us About Where Theyre Going
Opening Heavens Door What the Dying May Be Trying To Tell Us About Where Theyre Going
by Patricia Pearson
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PATRICIA PEARSON is an award-winning journalist and novelist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, Huffington Post and Businessweek, among other publications. She is the author of 5 books, and was a long-time member of USA Today... (read more)

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Freezing People Is (Not) Easy: My Adventures in Cryonics
Freezing People Is (Not) Easy: My Adventures in Cryonics
by Bob Nelson
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Bob Nelson was no ordinary T.V. repairman. One day he discovered a book that ultimately changed his entire life trajectory --The Prospect of Immortality by Professor Robert Ettinger. From it, he learned about cryonics: a process in which the body... (read more)

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Staying in Charge: Practical Plans for the End of Your Life
Staying in Charge: Practical Plans for the End of Your Life
by Karen Orloff Kaplan
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Practical, emotional, and spiritual guidance The time may come when you or a loved one has to face a life-threatening illness; when you realize that you or your loved one may be dying. It's never easy to think about the last years of life, but being... (read more)

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Final Journeys: A Practical Guide for Bringing Care and Comfort at the End of Life
Final Journeys: A Practical Guide for Bringing Care and Comfort at the End of Life
by Maggie Callanan
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For more than two decades, hospice nurse Maggie Callanan has tended to the terminally ill and been a cornerstone of support for their loved ones. Now the coauthor of the classic bestseller Final Gifts passes along the lessons she has learned from the... (read more)

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Death: Philosophical Soundings
Death: Philosophical Soundings
by Herbert Fingarette
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Fingarette faces up to the reality of death and demolishes some popular errors in our thinking about death. He examines the metaphors which mislead us: death as parting, death as sleep, immortality as the denial of death, and selflessness as a kind of... (read more)

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Jane Brody's Guide to the Great Beyond: A Practical Primer to Help You and Your Loved Ones Prepare Medically, Legally, and Emotionally for the End of
Jane Brody's Guide to the Great Beyond: A Practical Primer to Help You and Your Loved Ones Prepare Medically, Legally, and Emotionally for the End of
by Jane E Brody
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The Care of the Dying Patient
The Care of the Dying Patient
by David A Fleming
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Although the need for improved care for dying patients is widely recognized and frequently discussed, few books address the needs of the physicians, nurses, social workers, therapists, hospice team members, and pastoral counselors involved in care. Care... (read more)

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Death's Door: Modern Dying and the Ways We Grieve (06 Edition)
Death's Door: Modern Dying and the Ways We Grieve (06 Edition)
by Sandra M. Gilbert
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"The most comprehensive multidisciplinary contemplation of mortality we are likely to get."--Thomas Lynch, New York Times Book Review... (read more)

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A Wonderful Life: 50 Eulogies to Lift the Spirit
A Wonderful Life: 50 Eulogies to Lift the Spirit
by Cyrus M Copeland
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"You might not think of eulogies as the same thing as love stories, but here....they most certainly are. This is an extraordinary collection of 64 goodbyes to the famous from the (mostly) famous." —The Boston Globe Boston... (read more)

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