Dying: A Book of Comfort

Dying: A Book of Comfort

by Pat McNees
     
 

In this treasury of life-affirming passages, more than 40 celebrated writers, thinkers, and religious figures from various faiths speak eloquently on the nature of dying and provide words of comfort for those left behind.

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In this treasury of life-affirming passages, more than 40 celebrated writers, thinkers, and religious figures from various faiths speak eloquently on the nature of dying and provide words of comfort for those left behind.

Editorial Reviews

Richard B. Gilbert
Seldom have I read a book that exudes such comfort, such an embrace of genuine insight, care and support....The book is story, compassion and direction, determined to be a friend without being another futile attempt at how-to. The book's gift, and it is a rich treasure for the reader, is that it embraces who we are....
The World Pastoral Care Center
Eileen Hanning
Dying: A Book of Comfort would make a thoughtful gift for a family or individual coping with terminal illness, someone who is grieving, or people who work with the dying or bereaved. My copy has already become dog-eared and annotated....
Newsletter for the Women's National Book Association

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780446674003
Publisher:
Hachette Book Group
Publication date:
10/26/2007
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.79(d)

What People are saying about this

Theresa A. Rando
Through its expertly chosen material, Dying: A Book of Comfort informs, guides, and gently enables healthy grief and mourning. I recommend it heartily.
— (Theresa A. Rando, author of How to Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies)
Cicely Saunders
This remarkable collection, coming from personal experience and wide reading, will help many find the potential of growth through loss.
— (Dame Cicely Saunders, founder of the hospice movement)

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