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Things I've learned from dying : a book about life / David R. Dow.

Dow, David R. (Author).
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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton County Public Library - Fowler B DOW (Text) 34044000812519 ADULT BIOGRAPHY Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville 155.937 DOW (Text) 32604000202685 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Huntingburg Public Library - Huntingburg 155.93 DOW (Text) 39970001289890 NF Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 155.937 DOW (Text) 39391006562035 Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 155.937 DOW (Text) 34330512752875 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale 155.93 DOW (Text) 70743000138101 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 921 Dow (Text) 31208911538884 non-fiction Available -
Rochester Library 155.937 DOW (Text) 33187003620859 Nonfiction - R Available -
Schricker Main Library 155.937 DOW (Text) 30032010631619 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781455575244 :
  • ISBN: 1455575240 :
  • Physical Description: 273 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Twelve/Grand Central Press, 2014.

Content descriptions

Citation/References Note: LJ 08/01/2013
PW 11/04/2013
Kirkus 11/15/2013
Summary, etc.: ""Every life is different, but every death is the same. We live with others. We die alone." In his riveting, artfully written memoir The Autobiography of an Execution, David Dow enraptured readers with a searing and frank exploration of his work defending inmates on death row. But when Dow's father-in-law receives his own death sentence in the form of terminal cancer, and his gentle dog Winona suffers acute liver failure, the author is forced to reconcile with death in a far more personal way, both as a son and as a father. Told through the disparate lenses of the legal battles he's spent a career fighting, and the intimate confrontations with death each family faces at home, THINGS I'VE LEARNED FROM DYING offers a poignant and lyrical account of how illness and loss can ravage a family. Full of grace and intelligence, Dow offers readers hope without cliché and reaffirms our basic human needs for acceptance and love by giving voice to the anguish we all face--as parents, as children, as partners, as friends--when our loved ones die tragically, and far too soon"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Dow, David R.
Loss (Psychology)
Death.
Grief.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Death & Dying.
MEDICAL / Nursing / Oncology & Cancer.

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