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The Resource Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death, Katy Butler, (large print)

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

Label
Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death
Title
Knocking on heaven's door
Title remainder
the path to a better way of death
Statement of responsibility
Katy Butler
Title variation
Knocking on heavens door
Title variation remainder
the path to a better way of death
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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"--
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2013
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10217171
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.029
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the path to a better way of death
Label
Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death, Katy Butler, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The stroke. Along came a blackbird ; A year of grace ; Rites of passage -- Fast medicine. The tyranny of hope ; Inventing lifesaving and transforming death ; My father's open heart -- Ordeal. Not getting better ; Dharma sisters ; Broke-down palace ; White water -- Rebellion. The sorcerer's apprentice ; The business of lifesaving ; Deactivation -- Acceptance. The art of dying ; Afterward -- Grace. Valerie makes up her mind ; Old plum tree bent and gnarled -- Into the light. A better way of death ; A map through the labyrinth ; Notes for a new art of dying
Control code
854610146
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
519 p.(large print) :
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410463234
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013029088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)854610146
Label
Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death, Katy Butler, (large print)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The stroke. Along came a blackbird ; A year of grace ; Rites of passage -- Fast medicine. The tyranny of hope ; Inventing lifesaving and transforming death ; My father's open heart -- Ordeal. Not getting better ; Dharma sisters ; Broke-down palace ; White water -- Rebellion. The sorcerer's apprentice ; The business of lifesaving ; Deactivation -- Acceptance. The art of dying ; Afterward -- Grace. Valerie makes up her mind ; Old plum tree bent and gnarled -- Into the light. A better way of death ; A map through the labyrinth ; Notes for a new art of dying
Control code
854610146
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
519 p.(large print) :
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410463234
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013029088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)854610146

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