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A Death Of One's Own
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A Death Of One's Own

by Gerda Lerner
 

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"Gerda Lerner's search to extract meaning from death's violent mystery glows with the humanist energy of an honest yet consoling and inspiring vision."-Helen Yglesias New York Times Book Review

"A book about courage, written without heroics or sentimentality. This is a story out of ordinary life, about love and endurance and

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"Gerda Lerner's search to extract meaning from death's violent mystery glows with the humanist energy of an honest yet consoling and inspiring vision."-Helen Yglesias New York Times Book Review

"A book about courage, written without heroics or sentimentality. This is a story out of ordinary life, about love and endurance and loyalty."-Elizabeth Janeway, author

"This is a deeply moving and exquisitely sensitive account."-Daniel Schorr, journalist and author

"A great book.unflinchingly revelatory of its writer, a man, a marriage-reflective of the passionate richness the last passage of life can have."-Honor Moore, author and poet

"In her deeply moving document, Lerner copes with the moral questions of the patient's right to know, his right to choose, his right to die. Though intensely personal, Lerner's story speaks with a universal quality."-Wilma Salisbury, Cleveland Plain Dealer

"This book gives one hope-that marriage, in the very real sense of the word, is still possible."-Eleanor Perry, screenwriter

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595398249
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/14/2006
Pages:
276
Sales rank:
870,478
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

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