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Reincarnation Viewed from the Standpoint of Soul Merging
Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This book agrees with skeptics that there is no proof of a deceased personality returning to become the sole occupant of a new physical body. However, it points out that the process of soul-merging (or, spirit possession) is acknowledged by all major religions, as capable of taking place from early childhood.
Last Wish: Stories to Inspire a Peaceful Passing (Updated Edition with New Hospice Story)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,180. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Transmedia Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Last Wish portrays unvarnished, real-life stories of people reaching the end of life and struggling with approaching mortality. They will inspire you through their courage, conviction and spirit, and shine a light on the world of the intensive care unit. Last Wish also contains a decision-making "Compass" to guide you through the choices in life, death and what happens in-between.
Mondays with Mary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
This book outlines the process of entering into a relationship with those who are dying. Although the focus of attention is on Hospice Volunteering, it can be read and used by anyone caring for someone involved in the care of a dying loved one. As you read these pages, you will find yourself connecting with Mary and Jim in places deep within your heart known as the place your soul calls home.
True Paranormal Hauntings: What Happens After Dark? Creepy True Paranormal Hauntings And Stories From All Over The World
Price: Free! Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
(4.00 from 1 review)
From haunted islands, confirmed poltergeist cases, to restaurants haunted by an estranged lover, mansions and palaces that serve as a home to a number of ghosts, and even a ghost train that never lets its passengers off, this book will provide all your ghostly curiosity and mystery seeking needs.
Flash Floods & Falls: Deaths & Rescues in Zion National Park
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This book details a variety of 70+ deaths that have occurred in the past century inside Zion National Park. The book is divided into flash flood deaths, slot canyon (rappelling) deaths, rock climbing deaths, falls from cliffs, and bizarre deaths. The author also includes numerous rescue stories of Bo Beck--Zion's senior Search & Rescue member for over 17 years.
Death, Dying and Disappearing During the 1980's
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
This is a collection of news stories about death and dying. They were assembled by the author from scrapbooks maintained during he 1980’s. They are all true stories however bizarre they may appear. There are tales of death by design, by unfortunate accident, death in the animal world, wills, ghosts and the loss of once common or everyday items. A book to dip into, rather than a long read.
Fear of Death: It's About Life, Actually. Let's Talk About It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
What do all human beings have in common? All the self-help books in the world can’t change the fact that we all will die. What if we weren’t so afraid of death, or of even talking about it? The fear of death – even when below our conscious awareness – underlies all fears. But, as Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and David Kessler remind us in Life Lessons … “Fear doesn’t stop death; it stops life."
Resting Places of the Rich and Famous - R.I.P
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 17, 2013 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
(5.00 from 1 review)
Resting Places of the Rich & Famous explores the bizarre history of tombstone tourism, from greats like Beethoven or Fred Astaire, to royalty like Diana Princess of Wales; a woman whose untimely death inspired mass grief on a scale never before seen.
Epitaphs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
Ever wonder what's carved on Sonny Bono's tombstone? How about Al Capone's? Or take the Rhode Island dentist who left this funny and fitting epitaph etched on his headstone: "I'm filling my last cavity." From the Old West's Boothill to the cemetery on Main Street, the last words chiseled on hundreds of headstones in American come to life in this fascinating and well-researched book.
Making It Quick and Easy
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Unbelievable Universe. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
Thinking about ending it all? Know someone who might be? You or they better read this first.
Haunted Tales of Terror: Startling Hauntings, Apparitions, and Contact From the Other Side
Price: Free! Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
Prepare to have your ideas of where to find ghosts challenged as we explore some of the most unlikely and surprising haunted places on the planet...
Over Your Dead Body: The History And Future Of How We Deal With The Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,230. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Everything about death, funerals and what happens to the body afterwards. Vivid behind the scenes accounts of undertaking today, but also the history of how we deal with death, its science and ecology, and the new high-tech replacements for burial and cremation, and DIY and Green funerals.
Paul Kalanithi's When Breath Becomes Air | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a summary of Paul Kalanithi's #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER When Breath Becomes Air. What makes life worth living in the face of death? When Breath Becomes Air is an unforgettable, life-affirming reflection on the challenge of facing death and on the relationship between doctor and patient, from a brilliant writer who became both.
A Gentle Transition - A Guide to Loss and the Fear of Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This unique book is the definitive guide on Death, covering such important subjects as, death of a lover, death of a child, death of a parent, death of a friend & death of a pet. Controversial topics such as Death relating to murder, war, executions, suicide, NDE's, reincarnation, Heaven & dying are all explored sensitively. You will never fear death again! One to share with family & friends!
Spiritual Perspectives on Death and Dying
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
*2016 Silver IPPY Award Winner for Aging/Death & Dying Insights on death and dying from C. G. Jung, the LSD research of Stanislav Grof, the Hindu and Tibetan Buddhist traditions and the writings of Alice Bailey. The sequence of events of the dying process, the fundamental journey of the soul and advice from these sources are reviewed. What unfolds is a vista of challenge and hope.
Atul Gawande's Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This is a Summary of Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, where this bestselling author tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.
Henry Miller: The Last Days
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
Only months after Barbara Kraft's dear friend Anais Nin died, she saw Henry Miller give a reading. She was inspired enough to read "An Open Letter to Henry Miller" on a local NPR station, and when Miller heard it, he invited Kraft to be one of his rotating cooks. What ensued was a close friendship with the famous author and a touching and detailed recording of the last two years of his life.
Death, Dying, and Modern Technology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
Modern technology has blurred the definitions surrounding death and dying. As a result, patients and family members find it increasingly more difficult to make informed decisions at this most difficult time—the end of life. This book offers facts based on research, intended to help the reader make the right choices when navigating the stormy seas that we will all face someday—death.
Genocide - A History from Carthage to Darfur
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
As Winston Churchill learned the full horror of the Nazi atrocities, he reportedly said, ‘This is a crime that has no name’. The sheer scale of the mass murder made a new expression necessary: this went beyond anything seen before or since. The term ‘genocide’ was coined by Raphael Lemkin, a Polish lawyer of Jewish descent, who lost most of his family in the Holocaust.
A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 54,180. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
Author, Lisa J. Shultz embraces a challenging and often avoided topic of facing the end-of-life stage of a loved one. With courage, vulnerability and love, she recounts her dad's storied life, including its difficult ending. Wrought with what she felt was unnecessary suffering in for all involved at the end, she strives to help others find a more peaceful final chapter of life.