Books in category Family & Relationships – Death, Grief, Bereavement

  • A Special Scar

    A Special Scar
    Alison Wertheimer

    This new edition will continue to be an invaluable resource for survivors of suicide as well as for all those who are in contact with them, including police and coroner'sofficers, bereavement services, self-help organizations for survivors, …

  • Negotiating a Good Death

    Negotiating a Good Death
    Joan K Parry, Carlton Munson

    Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill, second edition, also includes stimulating discussions on: the interdisciplinary health team the grieving process professional burnout how social workers adapt to working with dying …

  • The Widowed Self

    The Widowed Self
    Deborah Kestin van den Hoonaard

    Annotation Honaard (gerontology, St. Thomas University, New Brunswick) combines sociological theory with the stories of widows.

  • Choices for Living

    Choices for Living
    Thomas S. Langner

    In contrast, this book looks at the ways in which the fear of death operates on a back burner throughout our lives and how it influences the choices we make and the paths that we follow in life.

  • Language Metaphysics and Death

    Language, Metaphysics, and Death
    John Donnelly

    This standard work in thanatology is updated with ten essays new to the second edition, and features a new introduction by Donnelly. The collection addresses certain basic issues inherent in a philosophy of death.

  • The Good Death

    The Good Death
    Ann Neumann

    The Good Death presents a fearless examination of how we approach death, and how those of us close to dying loved ones live in death’s wake. From the Hardcover edition.

  • And You Visited Me

    And You Visited Me
    Charles W. Gusmer

    Priests, deacons, and students of liturgy will find this work a sourcebook for understanding the development of the rites and a guide in the ritual praxis.

  • Talking With Bereaved People

    Talking With Bereaved People
    Dodie Graves

    This book shows how, by using good active listening skills, empathic exploration and a willingness to talk about the hard issues, you can embark on a process of sensitive conversation that helps the bereaved person to come to terms with …

  • Still Waters

    Still Waters
    Jennifer Lauck

    There's power in anger, sure, a power that can help you survive. But true wisdom is in knowing when to let it go. In Still Waters, Jennifer Lauck continues the riveting true story begun in her critically acclaimed memoir, Blackbird.

  • Son of a Gun

    Son of a Gun
    Justin St. Germain

    . . . In his understated, eloquent way, St. Germain makes you feel the heat, taste the dust, see those shimmering streets. By the end of the book, you know his mother, even though you never met her.

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