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1.
Final Exit : The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying
by Derek Humphry


DTP
Paperback - 206 pages
2nd Rev edition (April 1997)

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3 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
An updated edition of a controversial best-seller shows people looking to end their suffering from unbearable pain due to terminal or incurable illness how to prepare for and commit suicide, and offers other relevant information. Read more

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The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
by Sogyal Rinpoche


Harper San Francisco
Paperback - 425 pages
Rep edition (May 1994)
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In 1927, Walter Evans-Wentz published his translation of an obscure Tibetan Nyingma text and called it the Tibetan Book of the Dead. Popular Tibetan teacher Sogyal Rinpoche has transformed that ancient text, conveying a perennial philosophy that is at once religious, scientific, and practical.... Read more

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Healing Grief : Reclaiming Life After Any Loss
by James Van Praagh


E P Dutton
Hardcover - 286 pages
(April 24, 2000)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
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World-renowned medium James Van Praagh (Talking to Heaven, Reaching to Heaven) says he has listened intensely for thousands of hours to "the subtle whispers between our earthly world and the finer etheric world of spirit." In writing this book on grieving, Van Praagh hopes to offer comfort and... Read more

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On Death and Dying
by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


Collier Books
Paperback - 286 pages
Reprint edition (June 1997)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
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One of the most important psychological studies of the late twentieth century, On Death and Dying grew out of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's famous interdisciplinary seminar on death, life, and transition. In this remarkable book, Dr. Kübler-Ross first explored the now-famous five stages of... Read more


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Final Gifts : Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying
by Maggie Callanan, Patricia Kelley


Bantam Books
Paperback - 239 pages
Reprint edition (March 1997)

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5 out of 5 stars
From Kirkus Reviews , January 15, 1992
Impressive insights into the experience of dying, offered by two hospice nurses with a gift for listening. The ``final gifts'' of the title are the comfort and enlightenment offered by the dying to those attending them, and in return, the peace and reassurance offered to the dying by those who hear... Read more

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Embraced by the Light
by Betty J. Eadie, et al


Bantam Books
Paperback - 147 pages
Reprint edition (October 1994)

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Embraced by the Light is an inspirational map of the afterlife framed in the moment of Eadie's death, and presents a possible answer to the big question, "Why are we here?" An easy read, its subtitle could have been "The Average Person's Guide to Near-Death Experiences." Although heavily filtered... Read more

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Midlife Orphan : Facing Life's Changes Now That Your Parents Are Gone
by Jane Brooks


Berkley Pub Group
Paperback - 228 pages
Berkley tr edition (April 1999)

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5 out of 5 stars
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The word "orphan" may make us think of a child--but even self-sufficient adults can feel the pain of "orphanhood" when their parents are suddenly gone. Complicating the natural mourning process is the fact that this loss often occurs in our thirties, forties, or fifties--as we are raising our own... Read more

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The Grief Recovery Handbook : The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death Divorce, and Other Losses
by John W. James, Russell Friedman


Harpercollins
Paperback - 173 pages
Rev edition (June 1998)

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5 out of 5 stars
Bernard McGrane, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, ChapmanUniversity

"This book is required for all my classes. Themore I use this book, the more I believe that unresolved grief is themajor underlying issue in most people's lives. It is the only work of itkind that I know of that outlines the problem and provides thesolution." Read more


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Motherless Daughters : The Legacy of Loss
by Hope Edelman


Delta
Paperback - 324 pages
(May 1995)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Edelman shares her own painful story and the stories of many other women who, as children or adults, lost their mothers. She explains the stages of grief and adjustment. She considers the secondary effects that can occur: the girl-child filling the lost mother's role at home for father and younger... Read more

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Morrie: In His Own Words
by Morrie Schwartz, Paul Solman (Introduction)


Dell Books
Paperback - 127 pages
(January 2000)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Preceding the phenomenal success of Mitch Albom's Tuesdays with Morrie, in which Albom discusses his weekly visits with his mentor, Morrie, as Morrie faces death from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Morrie Schwartz published his own book, Letting Go: Morrie's Reflections of Living While Dying.

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Losing Your Parents, Finding Your Self : The Defining Turning Point of Adult Life
by Victoria Secunda


Hyperion
Hardcover - 312 pages
1 Ed edition (March 2000)

$19.96


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5 out of 5 stars
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An eloquent and groundbreaking book that explores the impact on one's life of losing a parent in adulthood, including its effect on families, careers, and friendships In a book that is destined to strike a chord with baby boomers everywhere, journalist Victoria Secunda illustrates how losing a... Read more

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Cold Noses at the Pearly Gates
by Gary Kurz


Gary Kurz
Paperback
1 edition (May 1, 1997)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, September 18, 1999
A great book!
I am both publisher and friend of this author and know the painstaking research he went through to complete this worrk. It took quite a bit of "pushing" to get him to publish this book because he felt it would meet with a lot of criticism. His motive, as expressed to me, was to reach those... Read more

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Good Grief : A Constructive Approach to the Problem of Loss
by Granger E. Westberg


Fortress Pr
Paperback - 64 pages
35 edition (February 1986)

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5 out of 5 stars
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Here is a volume to be kept close at hand. It can be used over the years as you encounter a wide variety of grief experiences or as you assist friends in moving beyond grief to "good" grief. This is the large print edition. --This text refers to the paperback edition of this title Read more

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The Denial of Death (Free Press Paperback)
by Ernest Becker


Free Press
Paperback - 320 pages
1st Free p edition (April 1997)

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5 out of 5 stars
Kevin J. Smith, May 4, 2000 5 out of 5 stars
Words for a Lifetime

Ernest Becker's remarkable book "The Denial of Death", along with its companion work "Escape From Evil", is the best book I have ever read. Becker tackles an enormous quantity of topics smoothly and gracefully, and goes directly to the jugular vein of existence with a writing... Read more

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A Grief Observed
by C. S. Lewis, Chad Walsh (Afterword)


Bantam Books
Paperback - 151 pages
Reissue edition (March 1, 1983)

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C.S. Lewis joined the human race when his wife, Joy Gresham, died of cancer. Lewis, the Oxford don whose Christian apologetics make it seem like he's got an answer for everything, experienced crushing doubt for the first time after his wife's tragic death. A Grief Observed contains his epigrammatic... Read more

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After the Darkest Hour the Sun Will Shine Again : A Parent's Guide to Coping With the Loss of a Child
by Elizabeth Mehren, Harold Kushner (Introduction)


Fireside
Paperback - 160 pages
(April 1997)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
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This inspiring guide to coping with the loss of a child combines the author's own story with the experiences and wisdom of others who have gone through this tragedy. Read more

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Love Beyond Life: The Healing Power of After-Death Communications
by Joel Martin, Patricia Romanowski


Bantam Books
Mass Market Paperback - 352 pages
Reprint edition (November 10, 1998)

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5 out of 5 stars
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The authors of the popular We Don't Die discuss some 90 cases of after-death communication in an attempt to discover what happens when we pass on. This is a must read for those confused by messages from departed loved ones, those who wonder why they haven't been given a message, and those who want... Read more

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After Goodbye : How to Begin Again After the Death of Someone You Love
by Ted Menten, Theodore Menten


Running Pr
Hardcover - 128 pages
(May 1994)

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4 out of 5 stars
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The sequel to Ted Menten's Gentle Closings--written to help the dying person and their loved ones deal with the inevitable goodbye--this book is designed to help the survivors find ways to grieve, let go, and move on after the death of a loved one. Read more

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Making Loss Matter : Creating Meaning in Difficult Times
by David J. Wolpe, Mitch Albom


Riverhead Books
Hardcover - 226 pages
(August 1999)

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From Booklist August 19, 1999
Rabbi Wolpe quotes the Bible, the Talmud, the Midrash, and illustrious rabbis, scholars, and philosophers in examining different kinds of losses: love, home, youth, life, and more. He tells readers how to find faith, hope, and a purpose in life to help endure and survive difficult times. He writes... Read more

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How to Mend a Broken Heart : Letting Go and Moving on
by Aleta Koman


NTC/Contemporary Publishing
Hardcover - 224 pages
(May 1997)


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5 out of 5 stars
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A step-by-step program for dealing with loss brought about by a breakup, divorce, separation, end of a friendship--even custody disputes and termination of a job--this book identifies the predictable emotional stages following a loss, provides reassuring strategies for coping, and emphasizes the... Read more

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To Begin Again : The Journey Toward Comfort, Strength, and Faith in Difficult Times
by Naomi Levy


Ballantine Books (Trd Pap)
Paperback - 267 pages
(August 31, 1999)

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"Then what good is God?" a rape victim asked Rabbi Naomi Levy after Levy said she didn't think preventing tragedies was in God's hands. Levy realizes that the question after a personal tragedy should not be, "Why did this happen?" but rather, "How can I go on?" To Begin Again is a book of comfort... Read more

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The Courage to Grieve
by Judy Tatelbaum


HarperCollins (paper)
Paperback - 177 pages
(October 1984)

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5 out of 5 stars
Og Mandino

"The Courage to Grieve is a bright candle along a dark, mysterious path on which none of us are equipped to travelcoping with the loss of a loved one. But it contains, I believe, far more than many reasonable and logical suggestions for handling, with courage, our aching grief over the passing of... Read more


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Angel Pawprints : Reflections on Loving and Losing a Canine Companion
by Laurel E. Hunt(Editor)


Hyperion
Hardcover - 176 pages
1 Ed edition (February 2000)
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5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Theyll be long years and hollow For me, till I follow, But I think youll be waiting for me as of yore, And then at our meeting, Youll bark a glad greeting, And well start out anew, together once more.

-- So Long, Pal

A dog is more than just a petits a loyal companion, a beloved member of the family,... Read more


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How to Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies
by Therese, A., Ph.D. Rando


Bantam Books
Paperback - 338 pages
Reprint edition (August 1991)

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5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Mourning the death of a loved one is a process all of us will go through at one time or another. But wherever the death is sudden or anticipated, few of us are prepared for it or for the grief it brings. There is no right or wrong way to grieve; each person's response to loss will be different. Now,... Read more

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The Loss That Is Forever : The Lifelong Impact of the Early Death of a Mother or Father
by Maxine Harris


Plume
Paperback
Reprint edition (September 1996)

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5 out of 5 stars
From Book News, Inc. , May 1, 1996
Harris (codirector, Community Connections mental health agency) provides a framework for understanding the impact of early loss of a parent on every aspect of adult development, drawing on interviews and the writings of figures such as Virginia Woolf, C.S. Lewis, and Charles Darwin to illustrate how... Read more

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