Death and Dying
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Life After Death: The Burden of Proof
Life After Death
The Burden of Proof
Hardcover      ISBN: 0307345785
The best-selling author of The Book of Secrets explores the mysteries of life after death, interweaving scientific research and the wisdom of ancient Vedanta sages to describe what happens to us when we die and to build a case for an afterlife. 200,000 first printing.
Who Dies?: An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying
Who Dies?
An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying
Paperback      ISBN: 0385262213
Examines the modern fear of death and discusses how meditation can be used to overcome this fear, deal with grief, and improve our consciousness
On Death and Dying
On Death and Dying
Paperback      ISBN: 0684839385
Explains the attitudes of the dying toward themselves and others and presents a humane approach to relieving the psychological suffering of the terminally ill and their families
Where Are They Buried?: How Did They Die?
Where Are They Buried?
How Did They Die?
Hardcover      ISBN: 1579122876
Lists the lives, deaths, and final resting places for over 450 historical and cultural figures, including Christopher Columbus, Joe DiMaggio, Robert Frost, Alfred Hitchcock, Mother Teresa, and Oskar Schindler.
Prayers for Bobby: A Mother's Coming to Terms With the Suicide of Her Gay Son
Prayers for Bobby
A Mother's Coming to Terms With the Suicide of Her Gay Son
Paperback      ISBN: 0062511238
Draws on the diaries of Bobby Griffith, a gay youth who committed suicide, to trace his mother's struggle to face her son's sexuality
Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir
Death Be Not Proud
A Memoir
Paperback      ISBN: 0060929898
The distinguished author chronicles his teenage son's courageous but ultimately hopeless battle against the brain tumor that would take his life, in a moving memoir. Reprint.
A Grief Observed
A Grief Observed
Paperback      ISBN: 0060652381
The author recounts his grief over the death of his wife, and explains how he reexamined his religious beliefs.
The Bereaved Parent
The Bereaved Parent
Paperback      ISBN: 0140050434
Offers guidance to parents facing the imminent death of a child, shocked by an accidental death, or suffering post-funerary turmoil, grief, and depression, and shows a way through the day-to-day hardships and decisions
The Death Of A Child: Reflections For Grieving Parents
The Death Of A Child
Reflections For Grieving Parents
Paperback      ISBN: 0879462604
There is perhaps no more excruciating pain than the loss of a child. It is a life-changing event that will forever scar a parent. When a child dies, bereaved parents face the challenge of rebuilding their lives, a daunting task that may often seem overwhelming. The Death of a Child is filled with stories of people who have lost a child and how they dealt with the reality of that event. This collection of life-giving lessons touches on a wide range of emotions and situations that parents may encounter after the death of their child. Chapter titles include: -Creating a New Normal -Riding the Roller Coaster of Grief -Cherishing the Seasons -Singing Their Song
How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter
How We Die
Reflections on Life's Final Chapter
Paperback      ISBN: 0679742441
Presents a meditation and portrait of the experience of dying that elucidates the decisions that can be made to allow each person an understanding of death, as well as his or her own choice of death