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

Author: Katy Butler
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Scribner hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Katy Butler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katy Butler
ISBN: 9781451641974 1451641974
OCLC Number: 937862491
Description: 322 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Katy Butler.

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