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Die Wise : a Manifesto for Sanity and Soul.

Author: Stephen Jenkinson
Publisher: New York : Random House Publisher Services, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Die Wise does not offer seven steps for coping with death. It does not suggest ways to make dying easier. It pours no honey to make the medicine go down. Instead, with lyrical prose, deep wisdom, and stories from his two decades of working with dying people and their families, Stephen Jenkinson places death at the center of the page and asks us to behold it in all its painful beauty. Die Wise teaches the skills of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jenkinson, Stephen.
Wise : A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul.
New York : Random House Publisher Services, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Jenkinson
ISBN: 9781583949733 1583949739
OCLC Number: 1031967619
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages)

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Die Wise does not offer seven steps for coping with death. It does not suggest ways to make dying easier. It pours no honey to make the medicine go down. Instead, with lyrical prose, deep wisdom, and stories from his two decades of working with dying people and their families, Stephen Jenkinson places death at the center of the page and asks us to behold it in all its painful beauty. Die Wise teaches the skills of dying, skills that have to be learned in the course of living deeply and well. Die Wise is for those who will fail to live forever. Dying well, Jenkinson writes, is a right and respo.

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