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Inner Life of the Dying Person

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ISBN-10: 0231167857

ISBN-13: 9780231167857

Edition: 2014

Authors: Allan Kellehear

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This uncommon book recounts the experience of facing one's death solely from the dying person's point of view rather than from the perspective of carers, survivors, or rescuers. Its unmediated access challenges assumptions about the emotional and spiritual dimensions of dying, showing readers that -- along with suffering, loss, anger, sadness, and fear -- we can feel courage, love, hope, reminiscence, transcendence, transformation, and even happiness as we die. At once psychological, sociological, and philosophical, this work brings together the testimonies of those dying from terminal illness, old age, sudden injury or trauma, acts of war, and the consequences of natural disasters and…    
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 5/27/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.46" wide x 8.98" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English