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Waiting for the last bus : reflections on life and death

Author: Richard Holloway
Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland : Canongate Books, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Where do we go when we die? Or is there nowhere to go? Is death something we can do or is it just something that happens to us? Now in his ninth decade, former Bishop of Edinburgh Richard Holloway has spent a lifetime at the bedsides of the dying, guiding countless men and women towards peaceful deaths. In Waiting for the Last Bus, he presents a positive, meditative and profound exploration of the many important  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Holloway
ISBN: 9781786890214 1786890216 1786890224 9781786890221
OCLC Number: 1029562364
Awards: Short-listed for Saltire Society Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2018 (UK)
Description: 165 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The dance of death --
Losing it --
Looking back --
Then what? --
Defying death --
The day after --
The last bus.
Responsibility: Richard Holloway.

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Thought-provoking, revelatory, grave and comforting. It is impossible not to be moved by it in the most profound way -- ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH An inclusive and hugely nourishing reminder to take Read more...

 
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