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Death and Dying


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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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Last rights :the struggle over the right to die
Last rights :the struggle over the right to die
by Sue Woodman
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Last Rights is a compassionate, comprehensive, up-to-the-minute examination of the right-to-die movement in America and the medical, legal, ethical, and social issues surrounding euthanasia. The stories behind the headlines are revealed - both (in)famous... (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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On Death and Dying is one of the most important books ever written on the subject and is still considered the bench-mark in the care of the dying. It became an immediate bestseller, and Life magazine called it "a profound lesson for the living." This... (read more)

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Death: The Scientific Facts to Help Us Understand It Better
Death: The Scientific Facts to Help Us Understand It Better
by Richard Beliveau
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Our love of life makes the inevitability of death very difficult to accept. Death is a comprehensive examination of that inevitable and universal human experience. To better our understanding of death--and so perhaps fear it less--the book explains the... (read more)

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Dance in the Rain: His Joy Comes in the Mourning
Dance in the Rain: His Joy Comes in the Mourning
by Angela A. Dockter Harris
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Have you lost someone significant in your life? Do you feel swallowed up by sorrow? Are you trying to find the purpose and plan for your life so you can move forward? Where is God now? Why did He allow this to happen? What if that person I love is not in... (read more)

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Closer We Are To Dying
Closer We Are To Dying
by Joe Fiorito
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The Closer We Are to Dying is newspaper columnist Joe Fioritos spectacular debut as a book writer. A natural story-teller, Fioritos extraordinary talent is revealed in prose that is spare, tough, and tender. In this memoir of his family, he writes with a... (read more)

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The Mourner's Dance: What We Do When People Die
The Mourner's Dance: What We Do When People Die
by Katherine Ashenburg
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When her daughter's fiance died suddenly, Katherine Ashenburg was surprised to see how her daughter intuitively re-created the traditional rituals of mourning, even those of which she was ignorant. Intrigued, Ashenburg began to explore the rich and... (read more)

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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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Right to Die
Right to Die
by Hazel Mchaffie
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In a shocking and heart-breaking dramatization of the political debate surrounding euthanasia, "Right to Die" brings an ethical dilemma to life with complex characters and raw emotional drama.... (read more)

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Long Goodbye
Long Goodbye
by William H Colby
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As the trial over her fate rages in a stately old courtroom in southwestern Missouri, the unmistakable voice of Ted Koppel tells the nation about Nancy Cruzan--"This is, at one and the same time, one of the simplest and one of the most complicated... (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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"Mercy killing," "assisting a suicide," "planning your own death," and "euthanasia" are once again high-profile issues. Recent popular referendums have sought to legalize doctor-assisted suicide, while best-selling books have been published about how to... (read more)

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Mortally Wounded: Stories of Soul, Pain, Death and Healing
Mortally Wounded: Stories of Soul, Pain, Death and Healing
by Michael Kearney
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As he recounts the different ways of dying he has witnessed as a hospice doctor, Michael Kearney demonstrates the importance of restoring--or finding--a psychological wholeness within. Quotations from the writings of thinkers from Francis Bacon to... (read more)

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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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Patient-Directed Dying: A Call for Legalized Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill
Patient-Directed Dying: A Call for Legalized Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill
by Tom Preston
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Dr. Preston's terminally ill patients and their families face the predicament of how to die when suffering has been medically extended. Through their conversations, they demonstrate how dying is a process, how physicians alter when and how we die, and... (read more)

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The Good Death: The New American Search to Reshape the End of Life
The Good Death: The New American Search to Reshape the End of Life
by Marilyn Webb
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Modern medical technology has lengthened our lives and forever altered how we face our deaths -- but it has also created painful dilemmas that lawyers, doctors, spiritual leaders, and, above all, patients and their families are struggling with every day.... (read more)

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Dying Well : Peace and Possibilities At the End of Life (97 Edition)
Dying Well : Peace and Possibilities At the End of Life (97 Edition)
by Ira Byock
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A Final Gifts for those who seek grace and wholeness as death approaches   Many books about death and dying relay illustrative stories of other peoples experiences. But Through the Dark Forest is the first to offer readers tools and exercises to... (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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Farewell, Godspeed
Farewell, Godspeed
by Cyrus M. (edt) Copeland
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In the words used to eulogize the great and celebrated men and women of the world, listeners come as close as they perhaps ever will to seeing the warm humanity beneath their public personas. Copeland has gathered some of the greatest of these writings... (read more)

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Not Fade Away
Not Fade Away
by Laurence Shames
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Some people are born to lead and destined to teach by the example of living life to the fullest, and facing death with uncommon honesty and courage. Peter Barton was that kind of person. Driven by the ideals that sparked a generation, he became an... (read more)

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Lessons From the Dying (98 Edition)
Lessons From the Dying (98 Edition)
by Rodney Smith
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Are a person's perceptions and values altered when facing the end of life? Do the dying see the world in a way that could help the rest of us learn how to live? This book takes us into the lessons of the dying. Through the words and circumstances of the... (read more)

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