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Good Life : the Memoir of a Right to Die Pioneer.

Author: Derek Humphry.
Publisher: New York, UNITED STATES : Carrel Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For nearly four decades, Derek Humphry has blazed a trail for the right to die movement. He founded the Hemlock Society, pioneered Oregon's Death with Dignity Act, and wrote the bestselling books Final Exit (more than one million copies sold, and a New York Times bestseller for eighteen weeks) and Jean's Way (UK bestseller). But before his wife's terminal illness ravaged his life, Humphry was a successful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Derek Humphry.
Good Life.
New York, UNITED STATES : Carrel Books, 2017
(OCoLC)944463535
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Humphry.
ISBN: 1631440675 9781631440670
OCLC Number: 1032676683
Description: 1 online resource (154)
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword by Stephen Jamison; Preface; Introduction: Life After Death; Chapter 1: A Shaky Start; Chapter 2: Runaway; Chapter 3: Getting to the Truth; Chapter 4: Acquiring Home and Family; Chapter 5: A Curious Reunion; Chapter 6: Reporter At Large; Chapter 7: Worldâ#x80;#x99;s Greatest Paper; Chapter 8: Terminal Illness; Chapter 9: Jeanâ#x80;#x99;s Way of Dying; Chapter 10: Off to California; Chapter 11: A Bookâ#x80;#x99;s Inspiration; Chapter 12: A Horrible Year; Chapter 13: To See Yourself as Others See You; Chapter 14: Enter â#x80;#x9C;Final Exitâ#x80;#x9D. Chapter 15: What Happened to Mother?Chapter 16: Divorce Wars; Chapter 17: Farewell to Hemlock; Chapter 18: Kevorkian and Me; Chapter 19: Where We Are Now; Appendix; About the Author; Photos.

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For nearly four decades, Derek Humphry has blazed a trail for the right to die movement. He founded the Hemlock Society, pioneered Oregon's Death with Dignity Act, and wrote the bestselling books Final Exit (more than one million copies sold, and a New York Times bestseller for eighteen weeks) and Jean's Way (UK bestseller). But before his wife's terminal illness ravaged his life, Humphry was a successful journalist. In Good Life, Good Death, readers will learn how the twists and turns of fate led him to his life's purpose. In his poignant memoir, Derek tells of his broken family, his wartime.

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"Good Life, Good Death is a charming and moving book, effortlessly evoking the tough world of post-war journalism and the tireless advocacy efforts that characterised the second half of Humphry's Read more...

 
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