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The good death

Ann Neumann

The good death

an exploration of dying in America

by Ann Neumann

  • 199 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thanatology,
  • Death,
  • Terminal care

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnn Neumann
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1073.5.U6 N48 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 pages
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27204903M
    ISBN 100807080624
    ISBN 109780807080627
    LC Control Number2015025729
    OCLC/WorldCa907446524


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In The Good Death Ann Neumann examines death in America using her experience as a caregiver for her dying father as the springboard. She succeeds in looking both pragmatically and emotionally at what death is and what it isn't/5.

The Good Death is the first full-scale examination of one of today's most complex issues: the profound change in the way Americans think about and confront death.

Drawing on more than six years of firsthand research and reporting, noted journalist Marilyn Webb builds her account around intimate portraits of the dying by:   With unflinching honesty and searing prose, The Good Death confronts the entwined realities of dying and surviving in all their complexity and pathos.

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