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Dead People Suck : a Guide for Survivors of the Newly Departed.

Author: Laurie Kilmartin
Publisher: Cork : Rodale Inc, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An honest, irreverent, laugh-out-loud guide to coping with death and dying from Emmy-nominated writer and New York Times45 Jokes About My Dead Dad is her hilarious guide to surviving (sometimes) death, dying, and grief without losing your mind. If you are old and about to die, sick and about to die, or with a loved one who is about to pass away or who has passed away, there's something for you. With chapters like  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Humor
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Kilmartin, Laurie.
Dead People Suck : A Guide for Survivors of the Newly Departed.
Cork : Rodale Inc, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Kilmartin
ISBN: 9781635650013 1635650011
OCLC Number: 1020032847
Notes: Tech Death: Rebuilding Your Dead Parent from the Pixel Up, with Videos, Photos, and Audio Recordings.
Description: 1 online resource (132 pages)
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Authorâ#x80;#x99;s Note; Introduction; The Dying Reader; Planning Your Own Death: Should You Sneak Out the Back Door Like Bowie?; Are You an Old Man with Daughters? Please Shred Your Porn; Are You Old and About to Die? A Comprehensive List of Things You Should Do First; If Cancer Was an STD, There Would Be a Cure by Now; Hospice; Hospice: A Medical Term That Means â#x80;#x9C;Here, You Do Itâ#x80;#x9D;; Get Their Passwords; Home Hospice: Die Surrounded by Stuff You Meant to Take to Goodwill. When Oncologists Say, â#x80;#x9C;Not the Results We Were Hoping For, â#x80;#x9D; They Mean â#x80;#x9C;Bye-Byeâ#x80;#x9D;If Youâ#x80;#x99;ve Given Birth, You Can Give Death; Help I Just Saw My Fatherâ#x80;#x99;s Penis/Motherâ#x80;#x99;s Vagina; The Most Awkward Goodbye: Hospice Phone Call on Speaker; Who Are You, Bereft Stranger?; Morphine, Unregulated and in Your Refrigerator.; Dying People Get Obsessed with Some Weird Shit; Shit Gets Real (Real Dead); Never Leave Your Dying Loved Oneâ#x80;#x99;s Side Unless of Course It Is to Have Sex; Dying People Can Hear Every Word You Say; The Real Obit: He Died at Home, Surrounded by People Who Were on Their iPhones. My Loved One Just Died, Now What?Donâ#x80;#x99;t Call the Mortuary Just Yet: The Case for Hanging Out with the Body Overnight; Your Parent Died before You Got to the Hospital, AKA One Final Attempt to Make You Feel Guilty; Your Long Dark Night of Old Testament-Style Lamentations; Bad News: Grief Is Not a Calorie Burner.; The First Time You Tell a Telemarketer, â#x80;#x9C;She Canâ#x80;#x99;t Come to the Phone right Now Because She Is Dead.â#x80;#x9D;; Morternity Leave: You Deserve at Least Six Weeks Off After You Give Death; Celebrating Their Life; Cremation: Hire a Professional or DIY? You Live in My Momâ#x80;#x99;s Childhood Home, Mind If I Spread Her Ashes on Your Lawn?For Lapsed Catholics Only: Yes, You Will Step Foot in That Church Again.; Our Dad Was a Vet: Can We Ever Unfold This Flag?; Other People are Awful; The Main Reason Your Kid Is Crying Is Heâ#x80;#x99;s Excited to Get Grandpaâ#x80;#x99;s iPad; When Famous People Die the Day Your Loved One Died (AKA No Iâ#x80;#x99;m Not Crying Because of Prince); â#x80;#x9C;Iâ#x80;#x99;m Sorry for Your Lossâ#x80;#x9D;: The Aloha of Condolences; â#x80;#x9C;Uh, My Mom Died When I Was 7â#x80;#x9D;: Things You Want to Say but Shouldnâ#x80;#x99;t to a Middle-Aged Friend Who Just Lost Her 79-Year-Old Mother. People Who Say, â#x80;#x9C;Welcome to the Dead Dad Clubâ#x80;#x9D;The Only People Who Get Truly Upset When an 83-Year-Old Dies Are 82-Year-Olds; Death Months Out; Reverse Konmari: When You Canâ#x80;#x99;t Throw Away Your Dead Parentâ#x80;#x99;s Crap; The Cemetery: Who Will Ignore Your Motherâ#x80;#x99;s Grave When Youâ#x80;#x99;re Gone?; Selling the House: When Zillow Describes the Corner Where Your Mom Died as a Breakfast Nook; Open Letter to the New Owners of My Childhood Home; Sex with an Ex Because He Knew Your Dad (AKA Grief Bangs); And Now, Your Future is Full of People Who Will Never Meet Your Mom.
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An honest, irreverent, laugh-out-loud guide to coping with death and dying from Emmy-nominated writer and New York Times45 Jokes About My Dead Dad is her hilarious guide to surviving (sometimes) death, dying, and grief without losing your mind. If you are old and about to die, sick and about to die, or with a loved one who is about to pass away or who has passed away, there's something for you. With chapters like "Are You An Old Man With Daughters? Please Shred Your Porn," "If Cancer was an STD, It Would Be Cured By Now," and "Unsubscribing Your Dead Parent from Tea Party Emails," Laurie Kilmartin guides you through some of life's most complicated moments with equal parts heart and sarcasm.

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