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A Healing Touch: True Stories of Life, Death, and Hospice
     

A Healing Touch: True Stories of Life, Death, and Hospice

by Richard Russo
 

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Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Richard Russo and five other Maine authors here prove that the close of life need not be filled with darkness, when hospice help is at hand. These writers recount intensely personal and profoundly moving end-of-life accounts that cover a wide spectrum of human experience. All six authors are donating their royalties to a Maine hospice;

Overview

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Richard Russo and five other Maine authors here prove that the close of life need not be filled with darkness, when hospice help is at hand. These writers recount intensely personal and profoundly moving end-of-life accounts that cover a wide spectrum of human experience. All six authors are donating their royalties to a Maine hospice; Down East will also donate 10 percent of proceeds to the same cause.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410410504
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
10/17/2008
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
183
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Russo, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls, a compassionate look at blue-collar America, is one of our most prominent novelists today. His newest book, Everybody's Fool, brings back the wonderfully likeable characters and locale of his earlier novel Nobody's Fool. Russo's other bestselling books include Straight Man, the memoir Elsewhere, and an acclaimed story collection. He has also written a number of screenplays.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Gloversville, New York
Date of Birth:
July 15, 1949
Place of Birth:
Johnstown, New York
Education:
B.A., University of Arizona, 1967; Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1979; M.F.A., University of Arizona, 1980

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