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How We Die

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ISBN-10: 009947641X

ISBN-13: 9780099476412

Edition: 1997

Authors: Sherwin B. Nuland

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The last thing any of us does is die, yet few books explore the reality of this life changing event. Sherwin Nuland, with a long career as a surgeon, explains what happens and strips away many illusions in a completely unsentimental way.
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Publication date: 5/29/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.20" wide x 7.80" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland was born Shepsel Ber Nudelman on December 8, 1930 in the Bronx, New York. He received a bachelor's degree from New York University in 1951 and a medical degree from Yale University in 1955. He decided to specialize in surgery and in 1958, became the chief surgical resident at Yale-New Haven Hospital. From 1962 to 1991, he was a clinical professor of surgery at Yale University, where he also taught bioethics and medical history. Before retiring to write full-time, he was a surgeon at Yale-New Haven Hospital from 1962 to 1992. His books include Doctors: The Biography of Medicine, The Wisdom of the Body, The Doctors' Plague, The Uncertain Art, and the memoir Lost in…