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Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death

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In this visionary memoir, based on a groundbreaking New York Times Magazine story, award-winning journalist Katy Butler ponders her parents' desires for "Good Deaths" and the forces within medicine that stood in the way. Katy Butler was living thousands of miles from her vigorous and self-reliant parents when the call came: a crippling stroke had left her proud seventy-nine-year-old father unable to fasten a belt or complete a sentence. Tragedy at first drew the family closer: her mother devoted herself to caregiving, ...

Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death 2014, Scribner Book Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9781451641981

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Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death 2013, Scribner Book Company

ISBN-13: 9781451641974

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Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death 2013, Thorndike Press, Detroit

ISBN-13: 9781410463234

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