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A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent by Lisa J. Shultz
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.
Henry Miller: The Last Days by Barbara Kraft
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.
Over Your Dead Body: The History And Future Of How We Deal With The Dead by Robert Connolly
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.
A Gentle Transition - A Guide to Loss and the Fear of Death by The Abbotts
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!
Genocide - A History from Carthage to Darfur by Maria Pritchard
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.
Flash Floods & Falls: Deaths & Rescues in Zion National Park by Dave Nally
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.
Resting Places of the Rich and Famous - R.I.P by Freya Hardy
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.
Fear of Death: It's About Life, Actually. Let's Talk About It by Amy Wallace
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."
Last Wish: Stories to Inspire a Peaceful Passing (Updated Edition with New Hospice Story) by Lauren Van Scoy, M.D.
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.