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Creatures of a day [electronic resource] : And Other Tales of Psychotherapy. Irvin D Yalom.

Yalom, Irvin D. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780465040513 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: "All of us are creatures of a day," wrote Marcus Aurelius, rememberer and remembered alike." In his long-awaited new collection of stories, renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom describes his patients' struggles—as well as his own—to come to terms with the two great challenges of existence: how to have a meaningful life, and how to reckon with its inevitable end. In these pages, we meet a nurse, angry and adrift in a morass of misery where she has lost a sonto a world of drugs and crime, and yet who must comfort the more privileged through their own pain; a successful businessman who, in the wake of a suicide, despairs about the gaps and secrets that infect every relationship; a newlyminted psychologist whose study of the human condition damages her treasured memories of a lost friend; and a man whose rejection of philosophy forces even Yalom himself into a crisis of confidence. Their names and stories will lingerlong after the book's last page...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Basic Books, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4781 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 626 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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