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How we die : reflections on life's final chapter

Author: Sherwin B Nuland
Publisher: New York : Vintage, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a meditation and portrait of the experience of dying that elucidates the decisions that can be made to allow each person an understanding of death, as well as his or her own choice of death.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherwin B Nuland
ISBN: 0606325565 9780606325561 0679742441 9780679742449 0679414614 9780679414612
OCLC Number: 58734052
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1994.
Awards: National book award winner
Description: xviii, 278 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The strangled heart --
A valentine, and how it fails --
Three score and ten --
Doors to death of the aged --
Alzheimer's disease --
Murder and serenity --
Accidents, suicide, and euthanasia --
A story of AIDS --
The life of a virus and the death of a man --
The malevolence of cancer --
Hope and the cancer patient --
The lessons learned.
Responsibility: Sherwin B. Nuland.

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Presents a meditation and portrait of the experience of dying that elucidates the decisions that can be made to allow each person an understanding of death, as well as his or her own choice of death.

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