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In an age when death occurs in sterile seclusion and is cloaked in euphemi sm and taboo, How We Die is a vital revelation. Clearly, frankly, yet ...Show synopsisIn an age when death occurs in sterile seclusion and is cloaked in euphemi sm and taboo, How We Die is a vital revelation. Clearly, frankly, yet compassionately, it tells us how most of us are likely to die--and in doing so , suggests how we may live more fully and meaningfully. Written by a distinguished surgeon, How We Die succeeds in restoring death to its ancient place in human existence.Hide synopsis
How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter (Random House Audio Assets) – Audiobook CD (2007)
Sherwin B Nuland
Audiobook CD, Random House Audio Assets 2007
ISBN: 0739344323 ISBN-13: 9780739344323
At once memoir and meditation, this timeless work explores how we die, examinaing the common roads to death, and describing some facets of death's multiplicity.At once memoir and meditation, this timeless work explores how we die, examinaing the common roads to death, and describing some facets of death's multiplicity.Hide
While I'm sure this book represents an accurate clinical description of how our bodies deteriorate and eventually die, this book is a depressingly negative look at end-of-life issues. His viewpoint seems to be that ...you are going to die, and here are the things that happen as your body deteriorates ...
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