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The Resource Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death, Katy Butler, (large print)

Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death, Katy Butler, (large print)

Label
Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death
Title
Knocking on heaven's door
Title remainder
the path to a better way of death
Statement of responsibility
Katy Butler
Title variation
Knocking on heavens door
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A blend of memoir and investigation of the choices we face when our terror of death collides with the technological imperatives of modern medicine
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Butler, Katy
Dewey number
362.17/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.B884 2013b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Butler, Katy
  • Terminal care
  • Terminal care
  • Euthanasia
  • Adult children of aging parents
Target audience
adult
Label
Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death, Katy Butler, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Unabridged
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-503)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The stroke. Along came a blackbird ; A year of grace ; Rites of passage -- Fast medicine. The tyranny of hope ; Inventing lifesaving and transforming death ; My father's open heart -- Ordeal. Not getting better ; Dharma sisters ; Broke-down palace ; White water -- Rebellion. The sorcerer's apprentice ; The business of lifesaving ; Deactivation -- Acceptance. The art of dying ; Afterward -- Grace. Valerie makes up her mind ; Old plum tree bent and gnarled -- Into the light. A better way of death ; A map through the labyrinth ; Notes for a new art of dying
Control code
ocn854610146
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
519 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410463234
Lccn
2013029088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
616 B977A ; XX-NL ; LP ; SA ; LAP ; C1312GL.
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 854610146
  • (Sirsi) 854610146
  • (OCoLC)854610146
Label
Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death, Katy Butler, (large print)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Unabridged
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-503)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The stroke. Along came a blackbird ; A year of grace ; Rites of passage -- Fast medicine. The tyranny of hope ; Inventing lifesaving and transforming death ; My father's open heart -- Ordeal. Not getting better ; Dharma sisters ; Broke-down palace ; White water -- Rebellion. The sorcerer's apprentice ; The business of lifesaving ; Deactivation -- Acceptance. The art of dying ; Afterward -- Grace. Valerie makes up her mind ; Old plum tree bent and gnarled -- Into the light. A better way of death ; A map through the labyrinth ; Notes for a new art of dying
Control code
ocn854610146
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
519 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410463234
Lccn
2013029088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
616 B977A ; XX-NL ; LP ; SA ; LAP ; C1312GL.
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 854610146
  • (Sirsi) 854610146
  • (OCoLC)854610146

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