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Death, Grief, Bereavement

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  • Father and Sonby Marcos Giralt Torrente; Natasha Wimmer

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 23.99

    In a startling English-language debut, one of Spain?s foremost writers asks: How can you write about those who mean the most to you? Many authors have wrestled with the death of a father in their writing, but few have grappled so fiercely or as powerfully as the brilliant Spanish writer Marcos Giralt Torrente does in Father and Son , the mesmerizing... more...

  • The Stuff of Lifeby Karen Karbo

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2008; US$ 8.99

    The Oregon Book Awards presented the Sarah Winnemucca Award for Creative Nonfiction to Karen Karbo for The Stuff of Life . When Karen Karbo's father, a charming, taciturn Clint Eastwood type who lives in a triple-wide in the Nevada desert, is diagnosed with lung cancer, his only daughter rises to the challenge of caring for him. Neither of them is... more...

  • The Thanatology Community and the Needs of the Movementby Elizabeth J Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.00

    Here is an excellent new book packed with state-of-the-art information on thanatology. It presents valuable insights on the history, current issues, and future directions for the modern death movement. This comprehensive volume is unique in that it offers multiple perspectives on the issues and problems facing the thanatology movement in the United... more...

  • The Unspeakableby Meghan Daum

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 26.99

    A master of the personal essay candidly explores love, death, and the counterfeit rituals of American life In her celebrated 2001 collection, My Misspent Youth , Meghan Daum offered a bold, witty, defining account of the artistic ambitions, financial anxieties, and mixed emotions of her generation. The Unspeakable is an equally bold and witty,... more...

  • Sufferingby Robert DeBellis; Eric Marcus; Austin H. Kutscher; Carole Smith Torres; Virginia Barrett; Mary-Ellen Siegel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.00

    Learn to help others understand, cope with, and even overcome emotional and physical suffering. Suffering: Psychological and Social Aspects in Loss, Grief, and Care is a unique and insightful volume of observations, anecdotes, and case studies about suffering. In this important book, doctors, nurses, teachers, funeral directors, and members of the... more...

  • The Grieving Teenby Helen Fitzgerald

    Touchstone 2001; US$ 15.99

    Although the circumstances surrounding a death are difficult to handle at any age, adolescence brings with it challenges and struggles that until now have been largely overlooked. But in this unique and compassionate guide, renowned grief counselor Helen Fitzgerald turns her attention to the special needs of adolescents struggling with loss and gives... more...

  • About Aliceby Calvin Trillin

    Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 14.95

    BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Calvin Trillin's  Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin . In Calvin Trillin?s antic tales of family life, she was portrayed as the wife who had ?a weird predilection for limiting our family to three meals a day? and the mother who thought that if you didn?t go to every performance of your child?s school play,... more...

  • Financial Strategies for Today's Widowby David Latko

    Touchstone 2007; US$ 11.99

    A successful financial counselor with twenty-five years' experience empowers widows to manage their finances and attain lifelong security In many cases, losing a husband also means losing a financial partner. Suddenly, a widow is faced with essential decisions that she must consider single-handedly. With Financial Strategies for Today's Widow,... more...

  • A Journal for Jordanby Dana Canedy

    Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    In 2005, First Sergeant Charles Monroe King began to write what would become a two-hundred-page journal for his son in case he did not make it home from the war in Iraq. Charles King, forty-eight, was killed on October 14, 2006, when an improvised explosive device detonated under his Humvee on an isolated road near Baghdad. His son, Jordan, was seven... more...

  • Out of the Canyonby Art Daily; Allison Daily

    Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.00

    On a crisp winter?s day in Glenwood Canyon, Colorado, Art Daily suffered a terrible tragedy. While driving home with his family from a youth hockey game, a large boulder dislodged from the canyon wall and struck their car, killing his wife and two sons?while leaving him inexplicably untouched. In one instant, Art?s entire life crumbled, leaving him... more...