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The Resource How we die : reflections on life's final chapter, Sherwin B. Nuland

How we die : reflections on life's final chapter, Sherwin B. Nuland

Label
How we die : reflections on life's final chapter
Title
How we die
Title remainder
reflections on life's final chapter
Statement of responsibility
Sherwin B. Nuland
Title variation
How we die
Title variation remainder
reflections on lifes final chapter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Offers a portrait of the experience of dying that elucidates the choices that can be made to allow each person his or her own death
Tone
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1995.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1994.
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 1994.
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155413
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TnLvILS
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Nuland, Sherwin B
Dewey number
616.078
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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Death
Target audience
adult
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reflections on life's final chapter
Label
How we die : reflections on life's final chapter, Sherwin B. Nuland
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Reprint. Originally published by Alfred A. Knopf, 1994
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
Control code
ocm31806990
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xviii, 278 p.
Isbn
9780679742449
Lccn
in900003955
Label
How we die : reflections on life's final chapter, Sherwin B. Nuland
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Reprint. Originally published by Alfred A. Knopf, 1994
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
Control code
ocm31806990
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xviii, 278 p.
Isbn
9780679742449
Lccn
in900003955

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