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8 edition of Lessons in Mortality found in the catalog.

Lessons in Mortality

Doctors And Patients Struggling Together

by Allen B., M.D. Weisse

  • 392 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by University of Missouri Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health systems & services,
  • Physician and patient,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Physician & Patient,
  • Psychology,
  • Death & Dying,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Critically ill

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8166508M
    ISBN 100826216668
    ISBN 109780826216663

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Lessons in Mortality by Allen B., M.D. Weisse Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Lessons about mortality c/o The Watsons Go to Birmingham— • We can't live forever. • The people we love won't live forever. • Death can strike anywhere at any time. • Sometimes death is just plain senseless. • A person can hate someone they have never met—enough to kill them.

That's a tough set of lessons for anyone, right. Ruminations and reminiscences of an author—now in his 70s—about fatherhood, writing, and death.

O’Brien (July, July,etc.), who achieved considerable literary fame with both Going After Cacciato () and The Things They Carried (), returns with an eclectic assembly of pieces that grow increasingly valedictory as the idea of mortality creeps in.

Mortality is aposthumously published book by Anglo-American writer Christopher Hitchens, comprising seven essays which first appeared in Vanity Fair concerning his struggle with esophageal cancer, with which he was diagnosed during his book tour and which killed him in December An eighth chapter consisting of unfinished "fragmentary jottings," a foreword by Graydon Carter Author: Christopher Hitchens.

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