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Death and Dying


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What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying
What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying
by Karen M Wyatt
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"Wyatt (The Loss & Grief Survival Guide), a family physician specializing in hospice care, provides touching patient profiles to illustrate her seven life lessons, which include forgiveness, learning to 'Dwell in the Present Moment,' 'Let Go of... (read more)

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Talking about Death
Talking about Death
by Virginia Morris
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An award-winning journalist, Virginia Morris has devoted her career to researching and writing about health care, medical research and related social and political issues for the last 25 years. She is the author of How to Care for Aging Parents, which... (read more)

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The True Work of Dying: A Practical and Compassionate Guide to Easing the Dying Process
The True Work of Dying: A Practical and Compassionate Guide to Easing the Dying Process
by Jan Bernard
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Deliciously terrifying short short tales and creepy illustrations by an exceptional collection of writers and illustrators. Nadia Aguiar, M.T. Anderson, Katherine Applegate, Margaret Atwood, Avi, Holly Black, Pseudonymous Bosch, Libba Bray, Lisa Brown... (read more)

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On Death and Dying (Scribner Classics)
On Death and Dying (Scribner Classics)
by Elisabeth Kubler Ross
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It's Not about the Funeral-What You Need to Know Before You Go
It's Not about the Funeral-What You Need to Know Before You Go
by Chris R. Bentley
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The funeral and cemetery industry is a multi-billion dollar a year business. It's Not About The Funeral reveals the secrets and unlocks the mysteries behind the death industry so that you can make informed arrangements. This indispensible guide provides... (read more)

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Aging, Death, and Human Longevity (BFI Modern Classics)
Aging, Death, and Human Longevity (BFI Modern Classics)
by Christine Overall
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Christine Overall is Professor of Philosophy and Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She is author of Thinking Like a Woman: Personal Life and Political Ideas (2001), A Feminist I: Reflections from... (read more)

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So Far Away: A Daughter's Memoir of Life, Loss, and Love
So Far Away: A Daughter's Memoir of Life, Loss, and Love
by Christine W Hartmann
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A tale of two very different end-of-life journeys and the daughter who survived... (read more)

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Questions and Answers on Death and Dying: A Companion Volume to on Death and Dying
Questions and Answers on Death and Dying: A Companion Volume to on Death and Dying
by Elisabeth Kubler Ross
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Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, MD, [1926–2004] was a Swiss-born psychiatrist, humanitarian, and co-founder of the hospice movement around the world. She was also the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying, which first discussed The... (read more)

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Closer We Are To Dying
Closer We Are To Dying
by Joe Fiorito
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The Way We Die: Brain Death, Vegetative State, Euthanasia and Other End-Of-Life Dilemmas
The Way We Die: Brain Death, Vegetative State, Euthanasia and Other End-Of-Life Dilemmas
by Leslie Ivan
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A Beautiful Death
A Beautiful Death
by Cheryl Eckl
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What does it take to face death, loss, and grief with confidence and peace?Cheryl Eckl is unexpectedly forced to host life's most unwelcome guest when her husband, Stephen, is diagnosed with terminal cancer and given a few short years to live. In A... (read more)

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Hemlock's Cup: The Struggle for Death with Dignity
Hemlock's Cup: The Struggle for Death with Dignity
by Donald W Cox
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We'll Be the Last Ones To Let You Down (13 Edition)
We'll Be the Last Ones To Let You Down (13 Edition)
by Rachael Hanel
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Rachael Hanel’s name was inscribed on a gravestone when she was eleven years old. Yet this wasn’t at all unusual in her world: her father was a gravedigger in the small Minnesota town of Waseca, and death was her family’s business. Her... (read more)

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The Death Class: A True Story about Life
The Death Class: A True Story about Life
by Erika Hayasaki
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The poignant, “powerful” (The Boston Globe) look at how to appreciate life from an extraordinary professor who teaches about death: “Poetic passages and assorted revelations you’ll likely not forget” (Chicago Tribune). Why... (read more)

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Staring at the Sun: Being at Peace with Your Own Mortality. Irvin D. Yalom
Staring at the Sun: Being at Peace with Your Own Mortality. Irvin D. Yalom
by Irvin D Yalom
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Written in Irv Yalom's inimitable story-telling style, Staring at the Sun is a profoundly encouraging approach to the universal issue of mortality. In this magisterial opus, capping a lifetime of work and personal experience, Dr. Yalom helps us recognize... (read more)

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The Last Dance: Encountering Death and Dying
The Last Dance: Encountering Death and Dying
by Lynne Ann Despelder
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The best-selling textbook in its field, The Last Dance offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of death and dying. Integrating the experiential, scholarly, social, individual, emotional, and intellectual dimensions of death and dying, this... (read more)

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Talking about Death Won't Kill You
Talking about Death Won't Kill You
by Virginia Morris
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Virginia Morris lectures on the topic of aging parents around the country and has been featured on a host of national media. She testified about eldercare issues before the U.S. Joint Economic Committee and is also the author of Talking About Death. Ms.... (read more)

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The Last Adventure of Life: Sacred Resources for Living and Dying from a Hospice Counselor
The Last Adventure of Life: Sacred Resources for Living and Dying from a Hospice Counselor
by Maria Dancing Heart
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"Everytime I show this book to someone, they seem to just gravitate to it and want to start reading! So, thank you for this wonderful gift to the world!"  —Reverend Laurie Adams, spiritual care coordinator, Hospice of Contra... (read more)

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A Better Way of Dying: How to Make the Best Choices at the End of Life
A Better Way of Dying: How to Make the Best Choices at the End of Life
by Jeanne Fitzpatrick
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The fail-safe plan for ensuring one's final wishes are respected Advanced directives and living wills have improved our ability to dictate end-of-life care, but even these cannot guaran­tee that we will be allowed the dignity of a natural death.... (read more)

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Death Without Denial Grief Without Apology: A Guide for Facing Death and Loss
Death Without Denial Grief Without Apology: A Guide for Facing Death and Loss
by Barbara K Roberts
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When former Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts' husband, Frank Roberts, was dying from lung cancer, she had to look inside of herself as well as beyond herself to find ways to survive what felt unbearable. What Barbara Roberts learned during the final year... (read more)

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