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- Free Press 2006; US$ 14.00
The Montgomerys of Framingham, Massachusetts, are among the last of a dying breed -- New England WASPs who effortlessly combine repression, flamboyant eccentricity, and alcoholism. Fragmented by drink and dysfunction, the family had avoided assembling under one roof for more than a decade. But when Big Dad, the patriarch, was diagnosed with stomach... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
?Grieving is as natural as breathing, for if we have lived and loved, surely we will grieve. . . .? Nancy Cobb meets death in the most vital of places?in the lives of everyday people?and in doing so has found a way to infuse this darkest subject with light. Her candor and refreshing perspective make the deaths of those she has loved?and death itself?a... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2008; US$ 8.99
On the afternoon when Angel Allegria arrives at the Poloverdos? farmhouse, he kills the farmer and his wife. But he spares their child, Paolo?a young boy who will claim this as the day on which he was born. Together the killer and the boy begin a new life on this remote and rugged stretch of land in Chile. Then Luis Secunda, a well-to-do and educated... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 15.00
A Best Book of 2009, Salon.com ?THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT reinvents the genre. It's a choral book, with the point of view shifting between four siblings -- Amanda, Liz, Dan and Diana Welch -- who recount, and disagree about, the disintegration of their family. After their father's sudden death in a car crash comes their mother's slow death from... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.00
A pet . . . a friend . . . or a relative dies, and it must be explained to a child. This sensitive book is a useful tool in explaining to children that death is a part of life and that, eventually, all living things reach the end of their own special lifetimes. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 74.99
"This book fruitfully serves those looking to apply Ernest Beckerís ideas psychotherapeutically, in individual counseling or in group therapy. A capstone to Robert Firestoneís 50 years of work in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and psychiatry and to the numerous books written by these authors, Firestone and Catlett show how to apply the themes and... more...
- Companion Press 2007; US$ 12.95
Based on the author's previous guides to a 10-touchstone method of grief therapy, this book takes an inspirational approach to the material, presenting the idea of wilderness as a sustained metaphor for grief—and likening the death of a loved one to the experience of being wrenched from normal life and dropped down in the middle of nowhere. Feeling... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 18.32
'He passed away', 'She's gone', 'He died'... As anyone who has ever lost a loved one will know, the wording doesn't affect the meaning. Nothing can shield you or prepare you for the brutal reality and crippling pain of a death and its repercussions. Kate Boydell was widowed at the age of 33. She felt that her life had lost its purpose and she wanted... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
In this powerful, unforgettable memoir, acclaimed novelist Darin Strauss examines the far-reaching consequences of the tragic moment that has shadowed his whole life. In his last month of high school, he was behind the wheel of his dad's Oldsmobile, driving with friends, heading off to play mini-golf. Then: a classmate swerved in front of his car.... more...
- Scribner 2011; US$ 15.00
Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, whose books on death and dying have sold in the millions, now offers an extraordinary visual record of her work. Through the brilliant photographs of Mal Warshaw, To Live Until We Say Good-Bye gives a gripping, intimate view of Dr. Kübler-Ross's counseling work with terminally ill patients as she brings them to an acceptance... more...