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Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death, Katy Butler

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Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death
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Knocking on heaven's door
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the path to a better way of death
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Katy Butler
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eng
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"A blend of memoir and investigation of the choices we face when our terror of death collides with the technological imperatives of modern medicine"--
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Title
Knocking on heaven's door
Creator
Summary
A blend of memoir and investigation of the choices we face when our terror of death collides with the technological imperatives of modern medicine
Subject
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Tone
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New York Times Notable Book, 2013
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10217171
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.02/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.B884 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death, Katy Butler
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Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death, Katy Butler
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-313)
Contents
Pt. 1: The stroke. Along came a blackbird ; A year of grace ; Rites of passage -- Pt. 2: Fast medicine. The tyranny of hope ; Inventing lifesaving and transforming death ; My father's open heart -- Pt. 3: Ordeal. Not getting better ; Dharma sisters ; Broke-down palace ; White water -- Pt. 4: Rebellion. The sorcerer's apprentice ; The business of lifesaving ; Deactivation -- Pt. 5: Acceptance. The art of dying ; Afterward -- Pt. 6: Grace. Valerie makes up her mind ; Old plum tree bent and gnarled -- Pt. 7: Into the light. A better way of death ; A map through the labyrinth ; Notes for a new art of dying
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ocn843955794
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
322 pages
Isbn
9781451641974
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013017659
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illustrations

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