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Living consciously, dying gracefully : a journey with cancer and beyond

Author: Nancy Manahan; Becky Bohan
Publisher: Edina, Minnesota : Beaver's Pond Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When diagnosed with breast cancer, Diane Manahan decided to share her entire journey openly. A professor of nursing, married to a doctor trained in both conventional and holistic medicine, Diane integrated complementary therapies with orthodox cancer treatments. She enjoyed a full, vibrant life for the next five and a half years"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Diane Manahan; Diane Manahan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Manahan; Becky Bohan
ISBN: 9781592981793 1592981798
OCLC Number: 131439630
Notes: Foreword by Bill Manahan.
Description: xxi, 216 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Pt . 1. "This long journey with cancer as my companion". The journey begins: diagnosis --
The journey continues: treatments --
Remission --
Metastasis --
Playing on three strings --
Orchestrating the finale --
The end draws near. Pt. 2. A graceful death. The journey ends: home free --
The ritual of washing --
The viewing --
The cremation --
The wake --
The life celebration. Pt. 3. Living on. The portal --
The gift of lavender --
Two visits and a request --
The dreams --
A different frequency --
A second chance.
Responsibility: by Nancy Manahan and Becky Bohan.

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"When diagnosed with breast cancer, Diane Manahan decided to share her entire journey openly. A professor of nursing, married to a doctor trained in both conventional and holistic medicine, Diane integrated complementary therapies with orthodox cancer treatments. She enjoyed a full, vibrant life for the next five and a half years"--Page 4 of cover.

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