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Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death

著者: Katy Butler
出版: New York : Scribner, 2013.
エディション/フォーマット:   書籍 : English : First Scribner hardcover editionすべてのエディションとフォーマットを見る
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"An exquisitely written, expertly reported memoir and expose; of modern medicine that leads the way to more humane, less invasive end-of-life care based on the author's acclaimed New York Times Magazine piece. This is the story of one daughter's struggle to allow her parents the peaceful, natural deaths they wanted and to investigate the larger forces in medicine that stood in the way. When doctors refused to
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ジャンル/形式: Personal Narratives
関連の人物: Katy Butler; Katy Butler
ドキュメントの種類: 図書
すべての著者/寄与者: Katy Butler
ISBN: 9781451641974 1451641974
OCLC No.: 843955794
物理形態: 322 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
コンテンツ: Pt. 1: The stroke. Along came a blackbird ; A year of grace ; Rites of passage --
Pt. 2: Fast medicine. The tyranny of hope ; Inventing lifesaving and transforming death ; My father's open heart --
Pt. 3: Ordeal. Not getting better ; Dharma sisters ; Broke-down palace ; White water --
Pt. 4: Rebellion. The sorcerer's apprentice ; The business of lifesaving ; Deactivation --
Pt. 5: Acceptance. The art of dying ; Afterward --
Pt. 6: Grace. Valerie makes up her mind ; Old plum tree bent and gnarled --
Pt. 7: Into the light. A better way of death ; A map through the labyrinth ; Notes for a new art of dying.
責任者: Katy Butler.
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"Astonishingly beautiful. [Butler's] honest and challenging book is an invitation to all people--Christians included--to reconsider the meaning of drawn out deaths and extreme measures in a 続きを読む

 
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