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The Resource Wild and precious life, Deborah Ziegler

Wild and precious life, Deborah Ziegler

Label
Wild and precious life
Title
Wild and precious life
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Ziegler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Written by Deborah Ziegler, the mother of Brittany Maynard--a twenty-nine-year-old woman with a terminal brain tumor--this touching and beautiful memoir captures and celebrates her daughter's spirit and the mostly untold story of Brittany's last year of life as she chose her right to die with dignity, a journey that inspired millions."--Amazon.com
Summary
The mother of Brittany Maynard, whose 2014 decision to die with dignity inspired millions and advanced debates over patient rights in end-of-life issues, describes Brittany's determination to dignify the end of a life well lived and the legacy of hope and empowerment that she would impart to people facing their own morality
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10540014
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ziegler, Deborah
Dewey number
  • 362.19699/4810092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maynard, Brittany
  • Brain
  • Assisted suicide
  • Right to die
  • Ziegler, Deborah
  • Mothers and daughters
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Target audience
adult
Label
Wild and precious life, Deborah Ziegler
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Part One: Catastrophe -- Foreboding -- Bad News -- Willful Child -- Not on the Same Page -- The Two of Us -- Promises -- Sweet Pea -- Craniotomy -- Part Two: Renunciation -- Denial -- Middle Years -- Recovery -- High School Hell -- Bad Mother -- Spreading Wings -- It Can Always Get Worse -- Part Three: Epiphany -- First Love -- No Cake for You -- Berkeley Girl -- Living in the Moment in Alaska -- Changing Her Mind (A Woman's Prerogative) -- Making a Nest to Die In -- Playing House -- Love You Hate You -- Free Bird -- Pre-Grief Is a Nasty Bitch -- Mountain Climbing and a Wedding -- Twenty-Nine Years -- Married Lady -- I Want Her Back -- Dust to Dust -- Epilogue: Machu Picchu -- Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn944380508
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Emily Bestler Books/Atria hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 331 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501128516
Lccn
2016022234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)944380508
Label
Wild and precious life, Deborah Ziegler
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Part One: Catastrophe -- Foreboding -- Bad News -- Willful Child -- Not on the Same Page -- The Two of Us -- Promises -- Sweet Pea -- Craniotomy -- Part Two: Renunciation -- Denial -- Middle Years -- Recovery -- High School Hell -- Bad Mother -- Spreading Wings -- It Can Always Get Worse -- Part Three: Epiphany -- First Love -- No Cake for You -- Berkeley Girl -- Living in the Moment in Alaska -- Changing Her Mind (A Woman's Prerogative) -- Making a Nest to Die In -- Playing House -- Love You Hate You -- Free Bird -- Pre-Grief Is a Nasty Bitch -- Mountain Climbing and a Wedding -- Twenty-Nine Years -- Married Lady -- I Want Her Back -- Dust to Dust -- Epilogue: Machu Picchu -- Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn944380508
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Emily Bestler Books/Atria hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 331 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501128516
Lccn
2016022234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)944380508

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