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Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death


From Love's Executioner to The Gift of Therapy, over the past quarter century Irvin Yalom has established himself as the world's leading group ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.667

Wonderfully readable.

by buckigirl on Nov 11, 2010

I read this book primarily in search of guidance in dealing with hospice patients. I found tremendous comfort in this book for myself, and I hope to use some of the wisdom in it, as well as the techniques, in my work as a hospice volunteer. It was also an amazingly enjoyable read! More


Dying is inevitable, get used to it!

by noraaj on Jan 22, 2009

This book addresses our greatest fear, that of dying, and gives all sorts of differing perspectives for it. You are your own perspective. More


Leave death nothing....

by Tina11 on Oct 21, 2008

Yalom?s new book about overcoming the terror of death was a surprise to me. Although I have thought about death, I am not afraid of death itself. Even at this age ? approaching 50 - my thoughts are mainly consumed with making plans about the future, and definitely not death. Nevertheless, I read this ... More

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