Death and Dying
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Living With Death and Dying
Living With Death and Dying
Paperback      ISBN: 0684839369
The noted physician and two of her colleagues explain their approaches to and methods of caring for dying patients, especially the young, and their techniques for leading these patients to an understanding of death
The Wheel of Life: A Memoir of Living and Dying
The Wheel of Life
A Memoir of Living and Dying
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684193612
A noted authority on death and dying offers a memoir of her lifetime of work, from war-ravaged Poland to her seminars at the University of Chicago, and details her final belief that there is life after death. 125,000 first printing.
After the Funeral: The Posthumous Adventures of Famous Corpses
After the Funeral
The Posthumous Adventures of Famous Corpses
Paperback      ISBN: 0806515996
Describes the surprising and often humorous things that have happened to the dead bodies and body parts of historical figures
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
Paperback      ISBN: 0684839377
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 companion volume consists of the questions that are most frequently asked of Dr. Kübler-Ross and her compassionate answers. She discusses accepting the end of life, suicide, terminal illness, euthanasia, how to tell a patient he or she is critically ill, and how to deal with all the special difficulties surrounding death. Questions and Answers on Death and Dying is a vital resource for doctors, nurses, members of the clergy, social workers, and lay people dealing with death and dying.
Name All The Animals: A Memoir
Name All The Animals
A Memoir
Paperback      ISBN: 0743255232
Recounts the author's teenage experience of losing her beloved older brother in a car accident, a loss after which she managed her grief by engaging in self-destructive behaviors until her forbidden love for another girl helped her define herself beyond her brother's death. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
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.
Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief
Healing After Loss
Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief
Paperback      ISBN: 0380773384
For those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, here are strength and thoughtful words to inspire and comfort.
Grief, Dying, and Death: Clinical Interventions for Caregivers
Grief, Dying, and Death
Clinical Interventions for Caregivers
Paperback      ISBN: 0878222324
Another Country: Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders
Another Country
Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders
Hardcover      ISBN: 1573221295
An exploration by the best-selling author of Reviving Ophelia into the period of transition that marks the beginnings of old age offers a compassionate and wise view of ways to build communication between generations, presenting insights into empathy and understanding. 80,000 first printing. Tour.
How to Survive the Loss of a Parent: A Guide for Adults
How to Survive the Loss of a Parent
A Guide for Adults
Paperback      ISBN: 0688137911
An exploration of the adult experience of parental death draws upon the real-life experiences of ordinary people to show readers how to come to terms with a parent's death