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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

Condition: Very Good


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 the First Congregational Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts.[2] In 1832, he married Martha Hooper. In 1834, he became pastor... 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

ISBN: 1878381164

Condition: Very Good


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; Isolation and Memory: Lessons from an Unusual Nevada Gravesite; The Year's Work in Cemetery and Gravemarker Studies: An Internation... View more info

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Communicating with the Dead: Reaching Friends and Loved Ones Who Have Passed on to Another Dimension of Life

By: Georgian, Linda

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Fireside / Simon & Schuster: 1995

Seller ID: 2301475

ISBN: 0684810883

Condition: Near Fine


A few light spots on spine, pages very faintly toned. 1995 Trade Paperback. 153 pp. Linda Georgian nationally known psychic and author of Your Guardian Angels, shows you how to reach beyond the limits of your five senses to contact loved ones who have passed beyond life as we know it. In clear and easy-to-understand language, she explains not only the historical and religious precedents for communicating with those who have passed beyond, but how to initiate, respond to, and interpret communications yourself. 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

ISBN: 0060929898

Condition: Very Good


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, and spirited boy. View more info

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

By: Johnson, Kirk

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267499

ISBN: 0446526177

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0333638638

Condition: Near Fine


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, has attracted some adverse criticism, yet after the decline of traditional customs of mourning, people seek new models of ... View more info

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My Brother

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271851

ISBN: 0374216819

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Security tag on jacket reverse. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 197 pp. Jamaica Kincaid's incantatory, poetic, and often shockingly frank recounting of her brother Devon Drew's life is also the story of her family on the island of Antigua, a constellation centered on the powerful, sometimes threatening figure of the writer's mother. Kincaid's unblinking record of a life that ended too early speaks volumes about the difficult truths at the heart of all families. View more info

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A Book of Dying: Poems

By: Mezey, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kayak Books, Inc.: 1970

Seller ID: 2279791

Condition: Near Fine


Numbered 400 (handwritten on spine) of 1500 copies. Wrapper corners lightly creased. 1970 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 52 pp. One of 1500 copies. Drawings by Dane Olson. A collection of poetry on death and dying. 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

ISBN: 057808161X

Condition: Fine


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 parental loss can generate and how long it can linger. It’s been called 'a crying catalyst,' enabling readers to more openly expr... View more info

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They Live On: Saying Goodbye to Mom and Dad

By: Nugent, Patricia A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Journal Arts Press: 2010

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2292778

ISBN: 057808161X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2010 Trade Paperback. xx, 227, [5] 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 parental loss can generate and how long it can linger. It’s been called 'a crying catalyst,' enabling r... 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

ISBN: 1401323251

Condition: Near Fine


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 science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was asked to give such a lecture, he didn't have to imagine it as his last, since he had rece... 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

ISBN: 0761512896

Condition: Near Fine


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 Death How to Survive the Loss of a Child is a godsend to those in the field as well as to those of us in need of such a resource for our own mourning.— Eugene Knott, Ph.D., University of Rhode Island Dr. Sanders' insig... 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

ISBN: 0967503108

Condition: Near Fine


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

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Guests of My Life

By: Watson, Elizabeth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Celo Press: 1986

Seller ID: 2292089

ISBN: 0914064134

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1986 Trade Paperback. Part autobiography, part literary criticism, this work examines the poetry of Emily Dickinson, Rainer Maria Rilke, Katherine Mansfield, Rabindranath Tagore, Alan Paton and Walt Whitman through the lens of the author's grief after losing a loved one. View more info