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

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

Label
Things I've learned from dying : a book about life
Title
Things I've learned from dying
Title remainder
a book about life
Statement of responsibility
David R. Dow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""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"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dow, David R
Dewey number
155.9/37
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF575.D35
LC item number
D69 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dow, David R
  • Dow, David R
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Death
  • Grief
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • MEDICAL
  • Death & Dying
  • Oncology & Cancer
  • Death
  • Grief
  • Loss (Psychology)
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Things I've learned from dying : a book about life, David R. Dow
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Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o867136567
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (273 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455551774
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
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Stock number
A24BE613-206A-4DF9-81FC-BFBC45432D18
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o867136567
  • (OCoLC)867136567
Label
Things I've learned from dying : a book about life, David R. Dow
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o867136567
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (273 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455551774
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A24BE613-206A-4DF9-81FC-BFBC45432D18
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o867136567
  • (OCoLC)867136567

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