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The good death : an exploration of dying in America / Ann Neumann.

Neumann, Ann, 1968- (author.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

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Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch 304.64 NEU (Text) 39391100257169 Non-Fiction Available -
Knightstown PL - Knightstown 304.64 Neu (Text) 36334000001044 Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 304.6409 NEU (Text) 78551000524856 Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 304.64 NEUMANN (Text) 33946003108284 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807080627
  • ISBN: 0807080624
  • Physical Description: 240 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-226) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Terminal restlessness -- Mortality parade -- Priceless days -- Double effect -- Hunger and thirst -- A small but significant minority -- The most vulnerable -- Dying inside -- A good death.
Summary, etc.:
"Following the death of her father, journalist and hospice volunteer Ann Neumann sets out to examine what it means to die well in the United States. If a good death exists, what does it look like? This question lies at the heart of Neumann's rigorously researched and intimately told journey along the ultimate borderland of American life: American death. From church basements to hospital wards to prison cells, Neumann charts the social, political, religious, and medical landscape to explore how we die today. The Good Death weaves personal accounts with a historical exploration of the movements and developments that have changed the ways we experience death. With the diligence of a journalist and the compassion of a caregiver, Neumann provides a portrait of death in the United States that is humane, beautifully written, and essential to our greater understanding of the future of end-of-life care"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Death > United States.
Terminal care > United States.
Thanatology > United States.
Terminal Care.
United States.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Death & Dying.
MEDICAL > Terminal Care.

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