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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

<p>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 ...

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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 Companion to the Anthropology of Death

by Antonius C. G. M. Robben

<p><strong>A thought-provoking examination of death, dying, and the afterlife</strong></p> <p>Prominent scholars present their most recent work about mortuary rituals, grief and mourning, genocide, cyclical processes of life and death, ...

ISBN: 9781119222316

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A Traveler's Guide to the Afterlife

Traditions and Beliefs on Death, Dying, and What Lies Beyond

by Mark Mirabello, Ph.D.

<p>A grand survey of the world’s death and afterlife traditions throughout history</p> <p>• Examines beliefs from many different cultures on the soul, heaven, hell, and reincarnation; instructions for accessing the different worlds of the ...

ISBN: 9781620555989

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Angelic Attendants

What Really Happens As We Transition From This Life Into The Next

by Julie Ryan

<p>For Julie Ryan is an inventor, entrepreneur, medical intuitive and psychic whose learned skills have helped many families understand the glorious side of the dying process. It This process involves angels, multitudes of deceased family and ...

ISBN: 9780999125960

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Awareness of Dying

by Barney G. Glaser & Anselm L. Strauss

Should patients be told they are dying? How do families react when one of their members is facing death? Who should reveal that death is imminent? How does hospital staff-doctors, nurses, and attendants-act toward the dying patient and his ...

ISBN: 9781351327909

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Beautiful Disasters: A Family's Journey Through Teen Depression

by Carolyn Zahnow

<p>"Beautiful Disasters" follows the downward spiral of the author's son from when his birth dad died when Cameron was 15 until his own untimely death at age 18. The author feels that her son's grief manifested into major depression which was ...

ISBN: 9781628654745

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Breaking the Thread of Life

On Rational Suicide

by Robert Barry

<p>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, ...

ISBN: 9781351530798

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Cemetery Stories

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

by Katherine Ramsland

<h4>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, and beyond ...

ISBN: 9780062038005

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Children's Encounters with Death, Bereavement, and Coping

by David Balk, PhD

<p>"*Childrenís Encounters with Death, Bereavement, and Coping* 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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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.

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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."--**Journal of Palliative ...

ISBN: 9780826108500

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Counseling Individuals with Life Threatening Illness, Second Edition

by Kenneth J. Doka, PhD

<p>&quot;<em>Counseling Individuals with Life-Threatening Illness</em> 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 ...

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

<p>Its 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 and the Rock Star

by Barbara Lebrun & Catherine Strong

<p>The untimely deaths of Amy Winehouse (2011) and Whitney Houston (2012), and the ’resurrection’ of Tupac Shakur for a performance at the Coachella music festival in April 2012, have focused the media spotlight on the relationship between ...

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