The Resource In the slender margin: : the intimate strangeness of dying, Eve Joseph, (electronic resource)

In the slender margin: : the intimate strangeness of dying, Eve Joseph, (electronic resource)

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In the slender margin: : the intimate strangeness of dying
Title
In the slender margin:
Title remainder
the intimate strangeness of dying
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Eve Joseph
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Language
eng
Summary
Like Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking, an extraordinarily moving and engaging look at loss and death. Eve Joseph is an award-winning poet who worked for twenty years as a palliative care counselor in a hospice. When she was a young girl, she lost a much older brother, and her experience as a grown woman helping others face death, dying, and grief opens the path for her to recollect and understand his loss in a way she could not as a child. In the Slender Margin is an insider's look at an experience that awaits us all, and that is at once deeply fascinating, frightening, and in modern society shunned. The book is an intimate invitation to consider death and our response to it without fear or morbidity, but rather with wonder and a curious mind. Writing with a poet's precise language and in short meditative chapters leavened with insight, warmth, and occasional humor, Joseph cites her hospice experience as well as the writings of others across generations-from the realms of mythology, psychology, science, religion, history, and literature-to illuminate the many facets of dying and death. Offering examples from cultural traditions, practices, and beliefs from around the world, her book is at once an exploration of the unknowable and a very humane journey through the land of grief
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Midwest
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Joseph, Eve
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811.6
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Joseph, Eve
  • Death
  • Volunteer workers in terminal care
  • Electronic books
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adult
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In the slender margin: : the intimate strangeness of dying, Eve Joseph, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11825474
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multicolored
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MWT11825474
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT11825474
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11825474
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
In the slender margin: : the intimate strangeness of dying, Eve Joseph, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11825474
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11825474
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11825474
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11825474
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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