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Agnes and the Little Key: or, Bereaved Parents Instructed and Comforted. By Her Father.

By: Adams, Nehemiah

Price: $30.00

Publisher: S.K. Whipple and Company: 1857

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2260294


Second edition. No jacket, a few light spots to boards, ink note on front endpaper. 1857 Hard Cover. vii, 191, [4] pp. Reverend Nehemiah Adams (February 19, 1806 – October 6, 1878) was an American clergyman and writer. He was born in Salem, Massachusetts,[1] in 1806 to Nehemiah Adams and Mehitabel Torrey Adams. He graduated from Harvard University in 1826, and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1829. That same year, he was ordained as co-pastor, with Abiel Holmes, of... View more info

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Our Children Live On: Miraculous Moments for the Bereaved

By: Al-Chokhachy, Elissa

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Llewellyn Publications: 2012

Seller ID: 2205723


A fine copy. 2012 Trade Paperback. xiii, 321 pp. Our Children Live On is an award-winning collection of powerful, true stories that prove our children are with us forever. Eighty-two heartfelt, moving testimonials from bereaved parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, and caregivers clearly demonstrate that love and life are eternal.Anyone who has suffered the unimaginable loss of a loved one--especially a child--will find hope and comfort in each miraculous story. F... View more info

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A Matter of Life

By: Brown, Jeffrey

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Top Shelf Productions: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200220


First edition. Fine. No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 2013 Hard Cover. 93 pp. After the acclaimed indie film Save the Date and the bestselling all-ages humor book Darth Vader and Son, graphic novelist Jeffrey Brown (Clumsy, Unlikely) returns to the autobiographical work that first made his reputation. In A Matter of Life, Jeffrey Brown draws upon memories of three generations of Brown men: himself, his minister father, and his preschooler son Oscar. Weaving through time... View more info

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Markers XXIII: Annual Journal of The Association for Gravestone Studies

By: Collison, Gary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Association for Gravestone Studies: 2006

Seller ID: 2266605


Bottom edge of front wrapper lightly bumped. 2006 Trade Paperback. v, 158 pp. CONTENTS: Obituary: Barbara Rotundo (1921-2004); Pictorial Headstones: Business, Culture, and the Expression of Individuality in the Contemporary Cemetery; Suitable Grave Stones: The Workshop of Moses David of Nashua (Nashville), New Hampshire; Smith, Leather Britches--Slain: Interpreting an Outlaw Legend through His Gravestone; Singapore's Multicultural Cemetery and Its Chinese Section; Isolat... View more info

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Living When a Loved One Has Died

By: Grollman, Earl A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1995

Seller ID: 2205724


Faint red smudges to front wrapper. 1995 Trade Paperback. xi, 113 pp. When someone you love dies, Earl Grollman writes, there is no way to predict how you will feel. The reactions of grief are not like recipes, with given ingredients, and certain results. . . . Grief is universal. At the same time it is extremely personal. Heal in your own way.If someone you know is grieving, Living When a Loved One Has Died can help. Earl Grollman explains what emotions to expect when... View more info

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Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir

By: Gunther, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Perennial Classics: 1999

Seller ID: 2201164


Reprint. Ink name and date on half-title page. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 205 pp. Johnny Gunther was only seventeen years old when he died of a brain tumor. During the months of his illness, everyone near him was unforgettably impressed by his level-headed courage, his wit and quiet friendliness, and, above all, his unfaltering patience through times of despair. This deeply moving book is a father's memoir of a brave, intelligent,... View more info

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Death, Religion and the Family in England, 1480-1750 (Oxford Studies in Social History)

By: Houlbrooke, Ralph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206887


First edition. A fine copy.Jacket in nice condition. 1998 Hard Cover. xiii, 435 pp. Both the interest and importance of the social history of death have been increasingly recognized during the last thirty years. Here, Houlbrooke examines the impact of religious change on the English way of death between 1480 and 1750. He discusses relatively neglected aspects of the subject, such as the death-bed, will-making, and last rites. He also studies the wide variety of commemora... View more info

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To the Edge: A Man, Death Valley, and the Mystery of Endurance

By: Johnson, Kirk

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267499


First edition. Pages lightly toned. 2001 Hard Cover. 287 pp. After his brother commits suicide, the author starts running to escape the pain and embarks on the ultimate test of phyiscal endurance, the 135-mile Death Valley marathon, where he overcomes his limitations and confronts his personal loss. View more info

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The Changing Face of Death: Historical Accounts of Death and Disposal

By: Jupp, Peter C.; Howarth, Glennys

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Macmillan/St. Martin's: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206886


First edition. Ink name on top page ridge and front paste-down endpaper.Jacket in very nice condition. 1997 Hard Cover. xiv, 202 pp. The taboo on death is at last breaking down. There is far greater receptivity to informed discussion about death and dying. Dying with dignity is one major issue: euthanasia and the 'natural death movement' are the latest stages in a debate first stimulated by the hospice movement. Media treatment of the bereaved, especially after disasters... View more info

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On Death and Dying

By: Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2204209


Reprint. Very light toning to pages. 2003 Trade Paperback. What the dying have to teach doctors, nurses, clergy, and their own families. View more info

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Death and the Enlightenment: Changing Attitudes to Death Among Christians and Unbelievers in Eighteenth-Century France

By: McManners, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press: 1981

Seller ID: 2206888


Edges rubbed, a few faint stains to top page ridge, minor marginalia to page two.One-inch tear to top edge of jacket rear, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1981 Hard Cover. vii, 619 pp. Death and the Enlightenment is an unusual survey of the daily rituals, customs, and attitudes surrounding death and dying in 18th-century France. Focusing on the tension between the faithful and the growing ranks of unbelievers bred on Enlightenment philosophy, McManners charts the course of... View more info

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Markers XIX: Annual Journal of The Association for Gravestone Studies

By: Meyer, Richard E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Association for Gravestone Studies: 2002

Seller ID: 2266606


A nice copy. 2002 Trade Paperback. v, 329 pp. CONTENTS: Obituary: James Fanto Deetz (1930-2000); Obituary: Ivan B. Rigby (1908-2000); A Common Thread: Needlwork Samplers and American Gravestones; Legendary Explanations: The Protection of the Remu Cemetery during the Holocaust; The Origins of Marble Carving on Cape Cod, Part I: William Sturgis and Family; From Moravia to Texas: Immigrant Acculturation at the Cemetery; Key West Cemetery; The Rule Family: Vermont Gravestone... View more info

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They Live On: Saying Goodbye to Mom and Dad

By: Nugent, Patricia A.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Journal Arts Press: 2010

Seller ID: 1896351


Brand new, direct from author. 2010 Trade Paperback. xx, 227 pp. Beginning with her father's broken hip, the author's transcription of her journal became a series of 300 vignettes portraying the stages of caring for and saying goodbye to a loved one, as seen through the eyes of a daughter and her terminally ill parents. The intense grief of an adult losing a parent needs a stronger voice to be appreciated in our culture, and this book validates the pain that adult parent... View more info

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The Last Lecture

By: Pausch, Randy; Zaslow, Jeffrey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201736


Reprint. Includes original jacket. An exceptional copy. 2008 Hard Cover. 206 pp. A lot of professors give talks titled The Last Lecture. Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy When Randy Pausch, a computer scienc... View more info

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The Last Lecture

By: Pausch, Randy; Zaslow, Jeffrey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199866


First edition. Includes original jacket. An exceptional copy.Fine. 2008 Hard Cover. 206 pp. A lot of professors give talks titled The Last Lecture. Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy When Randy Pausch, a comp... View more info

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How to Survive the Loss of a Child: Filling the Emptiness and Rebuilding Your Life

By: Sanders, Catherine M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: 2001

Seller ID: 2205725


Red smudges to rear wrapper. 2001 Trade Paperback. x, 246 pp. Thank you, Catherine Sanders, for giving us a book that few others could have written. Every page speaks both the depth of your compassion and the breadth of your knowledge. This book will be a wise companion on the difficult journey from loss to recovery.— Robert Kastenbaum, Ph.D., author of The Psychology of DeathHow to Survive the Loss of a Child is a godsend to those in the field as well as to those ... View more info

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Letting Go: Morrie's Reflections on Living While Dying

By: Schwartz, Morrie

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Delta Trade Paperbacks: 1997

Seller ID: 1510701


Chipping along page edges, pages toned. 1997 Trade Paperback. TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE, Mitch Albom's true story about the love between a spiritual mentor and his pupil, soared to the top of the bestseller lists and became a publishing phenomenon. The subject of three Ted Koppel interviews on Nightline, Morrie Schwartz became an inspiration to millions of viewers because of his willingness to talk openly about the intimate aspects of facing an imminent death. In 1994 at the ... View more info

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Healing Thoughts

By: Sykes, Julia Neal

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Kamkyi Books: 2000

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2204070


Revised edition. Near fine. 2000 Trade Paperback. xviii, 199 pp. A collection of poems inspired by grief and written to ease the healing proccess. View more info