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- 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$ 65.00
This book combines a theoretical understanding of death anxiety with narratives recounting the life experiences of many individuals to illustrate how people can use an awareness of death to enhance their lives. The book discusses defensive reactions to death anxiety, and offers guidelines to health practitioners on how to help clients overcome their... 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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 8.99
"My son's illness is eight years old and has no name. It started when he was fourteen. He is now twenty-two. It is taking away his ability to walk and to reason. It is getting worse, some years more rapidly than others." These words begin the first section of Blue Peninsula , a narrative of a son's degenerative illness in thirty-three parts... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99
In 2003, Pat Tillman, serving in the US Army, hastily wrote a "just in case" letter to his wife, Marie. When he returned on leave before his departure to Afghanistan, he placed the letter on top of their bedroom dresser. For months it sat there, sealed and ever-present, like a black hole through which Marie knew her stable life would be pulled if she... 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...
- Scribner 2011; US$ 14.95
The companion guide to Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's famous workshops on death and dying This remarkable guide to coping with death and dying grew out of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's realization that she could help larger numbers of terminally ill people directly by meeting with them in groups. The first such meeting in 1970 led to hundreds more throughout... more...
- Hachette Australia 2010; US$ 23.48
We have a word, orphan, to describe someone who has lost their parents; but there's no word for parents who have lost their child. There is only grief. It is an unnamed, unspoken tragedy that touches all families in some way. Few of us realise that one in four pregnancies results in a loss; that the line between immense heartbreak and the greatest... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 12.99
A New York Times bestseller, the explosive and heartbreaking memoir from the widow of Mark Madoff and the daughter-in-law of Bernard Madoff When the news of Bernard Madoff?s Ponzi scheme broke, no one was more shocked than the members of his own family. Before then, Madoff?s son, Mark, and daughter- in-law, Stephanie, had built an idyllic... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 13.27
'The morning after John's death, I remember feeling absolutely enraged that the world had kept turning and the sun had come up as if nothing had happened.' Lindsay Nicholson and her husband, the Observer journalist John Merritt, were regarded as a golden couple. But their world was turned upside down when John contracted leukaemia. His... more...