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46 Miles

A Journey of Repatriation and Humbling Respect

by Jarra Brown

When Jarra Brown hears church bells he cannot fail to be reminded of the hundreds 345 to be precise of service personnel who passed through the beautiful rural Wiltshire countryside into Oxfordshire. These men and women were not hiking across ...

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A Beautiful Death

Keeping the Promise of Love

by Cheryl Eckl

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE IS ABOUT TO DIE? In this compelling story of selfless courage and compassion, Cheryl Eckl chronicles how she and her beloved husband, Stephen, moved beyond merely coping with his imminent death from colon ...

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A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent

by Lisa J. Shultz

<p>Award winning author, Lisa J. Shultz, is of the Baby Boomer generation and lost her father, age 89 in 2015. She embraces a challenging and often avoided topic of facing the end-of-life stage of a loved one. With courage, vulnerability and ...

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A Gentle Transition: A Guide to Loss and the Fear of Death

by The Abbotts

<p>This unique book is the definitive guide on Death, covering such important subjects as, death of a lover, death of a child, death of a parent, death of a friend and also death of a loved pet. Controversial topics such as Death relating to ...

ISBN: 9781311419279

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Body Brokers

nside America's Underground Trade in Human Remains

by Annie Cheney

“You are a little soul carrying around a corpse.” —Epictetus <br>“Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures will follow.” —<i>Matthew 24:28</i> <br> <br><i>Body Brokers</i> is an audacious, disturbing, and compellingly written investigative ...

ISBN: 9780767921510

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Breaking the Thread of Life

On Rational Suicide

by Robert Barry

Suicide, and how civilized people should respond to it, is an increasingly controversial topic in modern society. In Holland, suicide is the third leading cause of death of people between the ages of fifteen and forty. In the United States, it ...

ISBN: 9781351530798

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Cemetery Stories

Haunted Graveyards, Embalming Secrets, and the Life of a Corpse After Death

by Katherine Ramsland

<h4 align="center"> Never look at a grave the same way again</h4> <p>Admit it: You're fascinated by cemeteries. We all die, and for most of us, a cemetery is our final resting place. But how many people really know what goes on inside, around, ...

ISBN: 9780062038005

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Children's Encounters with Death, Bereavement, and Coping

by David Balk, PhD

<p>"<i>Childrenís Encounters with Death, Bereavement, and Coping</i> is a very well researched document and well written by an impressive cadre of scholars....The book is a must read for marriage and family therapists, clergy, and pediatric care

ISBN: 9780826134233

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Choosing How We Die: The Experiences Of Those Who Did

by Lamb, June W.

<p> <i> Choosing How We Die </i> compels the reader to see his or her own journey through the dying process as something we can only consider when we are healthy and as a gift to those we leave behind after we are physically dead. These true ...

ISBN: 9781504351263

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Consoling Ghosts

Stories of Medicine and Mourning from Southeast Asians in Exile

by Jean M. Langford

<DIV><P>In conversation with emigrants from Laos and Cambodia, Jean M. Langford repeatedly met with spirits: the wandering souls of the seriously ill, dangerous ghosts of those who died by violence, restless ancestors displaced from their homes.

ISBN: 9781452939865

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Contesting Aging and Loss

by Janice Graham & Peter Stephenson

<p>Disease and death are a part of life, but so too is being well. The lively voices found in this book are not shy about stating the ways in which the widely held notion that they are in decline has been a far larger problem than many other ...

ISBN: 9781442604100

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Counseling Clients Near the End of Life

A Practical Guide for Mental Health Professionals

by James Werth Jr., PhD

<p>"I found this book to be a well-written, sensitively presented, and important resource for those engaged in this critical area of work. Thank you, Dr. Werth, for making such a substantial contribution to this field."--<b>Journal of Palliative

ISBN: 9780826108500

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Counseling Individuals with Life Threatening Illness, Second Edition

by Kenneth J. Doka, PhD

<p>"<i>Counseling Individuals with Life-Threatening Illness</i> provides a practical guide for counselors who work with clients and families impacted by life-threatening illness. The language and content are appropriate for undergraduate and ...

ISBN: 9780826195821

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Day of the Dead: When Two Worlds Meet in Oaxaca

by Haley, Shawn D.

<p> The Day of the Dead is the most important annual celebration in Oaxaca, Mexico. Skillfully combining textual information and photographic imagery, this book begins with a discussion of the people of Oaxaca, their way of life, and their way ...

ISBN: 9781782386087

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Dead Matter

The Meaning of Iconic Corpses

by Margaret Schwartz

<DIV><P>Taking as its starting point the significant role of the photograph in modern mourning practices—particularly those surrounding public figures—<I>Dead Matter</I> theorizes the connections between the body and the image by looking at the ...

ISBN: 9781452945392

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Death

Philosophical Soundings

by Herbert Fingarette

<div><BR><BR>No one who reads this book will ever again think of his or her own death in the same way. The first part of the book consists of a thought-provoking essay, in which Fingarette examines the metaphors which mislead us: death as ...

ISBN: 9780812699418

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Death

Reflections of a Surgeon

by Dr. Munir A. Cheema

“It’s both moving and wonderful. I enjoy it too much to put it down for long. I read through the entire work spellbound, reflecting on how rare it is to encounter reading material that both entertains and instructs.” “Despite its title, the book

ISBN: 9781514484722

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Death

An Oral History

by Casey Jarman

<DIV>Death is an inevitable reality that we must all face at some point. It can be difficult and perhaps painful to consider, but just as life can give great meaning to a person’s death, so too can death help enhance a person’s life. In this ...

ISBN: 9781942186182

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Death and Afterlife in Modern France

by Kselman, Thomas A.

<p>Although today in France church attendance is minimal, when death occurs many families still cling to religious rites. In exploring this common reaction to one of the most painful aspects of existence, Thomas Kselman turns to ...

ISBN: 9781400862986

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Death on Demand

Jack Kevorkian and the Right-to-Die Movement

by Michael DeCesare

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">Death on Demand</span><span> explores the polarizing role of Jack Kevorkian—“Dr. Death”—as the most visible leader of the right-to-die movement. From a feature on the cover of </span><span ...

ISBN: 9781442242142

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