Category: Death & Dying


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Signs of Life: A Memoir of Hospice, Home, and Hope

By: Brookes, Tim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Times Books/Random House: 1997

Book ID: SCW12658

Condition: Very Good

BF3 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proofs/unrevised proofs book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in red wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. An examination of hospice care and the hospice movement based on the author's experiences with his own mother's experiences as a terminally ill patient. The author is a noted National Public Radio contributing essayist. By the author of "Catching My Breath." 269p. View more info

Alpha and Omega: Ethics at the Frontiers of Life and Death

By: Young, Ernle W. D.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Stanford University, California, USA, Stanford Alumni Association: 1988

Book ID: SCW02147

ISBN: 0916318362

Condition: Very Good

BX3 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very, very minor overall wear plus some light creasing of the front cover at the top right corner. A title in the Portable Stanford series. A book that examines the ethical choices brought about by rapid technological and social changes. The questions considered include abortion, voluntary euthanasia and the doctor's role in it, treatment of near-death AIDS patients and surrogate parenthood. The book also looks at future developmental trends in medical technology and the ethical questions t... View more info