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  • Is This Your First Funeral?
    Jimmy Huston
    A gentle guide through the uncertain moments of a child's first funeral experience. What to expect. How to find a way through the process of grief. How to accept the moments and share feelings. Charming illustrations. ...
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    15,76 €

  • Almost a Mother
    Christy Wopat
    "After my infant twins died, I couldn’t find anything on the shelves at the bookstore that was actually honest."I found books about grief, sure. Books written by psychologists on the stages of grief and books that assured me that I would find my answers in prayer. This isn’t meant to replace those. Those books are necessary, but in the raw, emotional weeks and months after losi...
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    17,37 €

  • Inner Sky
    Steven Layer
    A conversation about resistance...to life's experiences. If I had one afternoon to spend with my friend Lily, just diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, what would I say?  I had been where she is now, yet against all the odds found the way to experience a complete and spontaneous healing. The secrets I was shown are the opposite of what society teaches us. This was not...
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    28,77 €

  • Spoiler Alert
    Jacquie Purcell / Korttany Finn
    One thing you can count on in life is the fact that you are going to die. How’s that for a buzzkill? Most people diligently ignore the reality of their future demise. Thinking about death somehow seems wrong. Luckily, a real life coroner challenged a few thousand internet strangers to do the thinking for you. The result is a collection of morbid and slightly embarrassing questi...
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    9,88 €

  • Near-Death Experiences
    Jim Willis
    Thousands, perhaps millions, of people have had near-death experiences (NDEs). Why do so many report uncannily similar experiences? What are they-a simple trick of the mind and body or something more? What are we to make of them, and do they tell us anything about the possibility of an afterlife? An illuminating and thought-provoking journey into the enigmatic territory where ...
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    47,92 €

  • Grief Hack
    Madonna Treadway
    Grief Hack, A Creative Process for Transforming Loss, written by award-winning author Madonna Treadway, is a short, inspirational guide that walks readers through a unique creative process that can transform the experience of grief and loss into profound, life-altering realizations. Using a four-step process, Treadway shows readers how to access the power of their imagination a...
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    16,69 €

  • Understanding baby loss
    Elspeth Whitby / Julie Ellis / Kate Reed
    This book offers an in-depth sociological analysis of parent and professional experience of baby loss, examining the role that post-mortem can play in the wider context of bereavement. ...
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    145,09 €

  • Surviving Grief
    Leonardo Tavares
    The loss of someone dear can be one of life’s most challenging experiences. Grief is a natural and healthy response to such a loss, but it can also be an incredibly painful and demanding process.In 'Surviving Grief: The Path to Your Resurrection,' we will embark on a collective exploration of the various facets of the grieving process and how to navigate it in a healthy and con...
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    7,20 €

  • Socio-Demographic Perspectives on the COVID-19 Pandemic
     The present volume undertakes socio-demographic analyses of four major topics surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic: Data Issues; Statistical Modeling; Analyses; and Policy Concerns. Regarding Data Issues, three chapters cover topics about obtaining reliable information; the production of summary statistics and using the geometric mean; and the importance of using a Demographic fr...
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    71,51 €

  • Socio-Demographic Perspectives on the COVID-19 Pandemic
    The present volume undertakes socio-demographic analyses of four major topics surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic: Data Issues; Statistical Modeling; Analyses; and Policy Concerns. Regarding Data Issues, three chapters cover topics about obtaining reliable information; the production of summary statistics and using the geometric mean; and the importance of using a Demographic fra...
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    127,77 €

  • Breathers of an Ampler Day
    Ian Bradley
    As death comes out of the closet in contemporary society, this book presents the views on heaven and the afterlife of a number of well-known Victorians, and others not so well known, in the belief that they may help us today. ...
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    18,49 €

  • Elysian Hills
    Paul William Schmidt
    Paul William Schmidt’s stepmother, Mary Lou, intentionally chose to end her life and asked him and his father to stay by her side during her last forty-four days. In this poignant and insightful book, the author takes you on a transformative journey through the depths of loss, grief, and the remarkable power of embracing life in the presence of death and dying. The experience h...
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    14,85 €

  • Pathway to the Stars
    David Turner
    In this poignant memoir, anthropologist and author David Turner tells of how he played the yiraga --- a musical instrument played by the aboriginal peoples of Australia --- for his friend and former partner Alexa, following her death in 2020. Turner describes the meaning of the yiraga within Australian aboriginal culture, and how he learned to play the instrument over the cours...
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    15,08 €

  • The Afterlife Book
    Larry Flaxman / Marie D. Jones
    A profound and fascinating exploration of death and the afterlife! Christian and other religious beliefs, rituals from around the world, quests for immortality, scientists’ conclusions, ghosts, and more! What happens when we die? Many view it as a mystery, but there are tantalizing clues to be found in the Bible and other religious scriptures, scientific findings, historical w...
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    47,78 €

  • The Original Idea
    Daniel Blowers
    A young man struggles with his own mortality after the death of his father. As he ponders this question, the great question which we must all face at some time or another, and filled with anxiety, his thoughts turn to the first law of thermodynamics: ’the total energy in a system remains constant, although it may be converted from one form to another.’ Perhaps as one being dies...
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    6,62 €

  • Afterlife
    SERGIO RIJO
    If you’ve ever lost a loved one, you know the pain and grief that can come with it. But what if there was a way to connect with those who have passed on and receive messages of love, comfort, and guidance? In "Afterlife: Understanding Signs and Communication from Deceased Loved Ones," you’ll explore the fascinating world of the afterlife and discover the signs and messages that...
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    12,27 €

  • In Training
    Joan Luckmann
    Recovered and compiled from abandoned boxes of neglected materials after the author’s demise, this revealing narrative describes her traumatic early years and training that prepares her for eventually using her often frustrated talents to produce widely read, highly acclaimed textbooks in her field.Readers interested in learning about hospital life in the 1950s will gather some...
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    11,70 €

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    34,59 €

  • Dead
    Introducing 'dead,' a whimsically ironic book that challenges the reader to face life’s ultimate question with a smile. Crafted to accompany the captivating song by artist madelline, this book serves as a lyrical journey that fuses haunting existential awareness with vibrant, children’s book-style illustrations.What happens when madelline wakes up and is hit with the grim reali...
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    21,54 €

  • Pandemexplosion
    Mark Wheeller
    Pandemexplosion shares positive journeys through the pandemic, contrasted with the horror of the 2020 Port of Beirut explosion, as a verbatim play. Commissioned by International School of London, Pandemexplosion offers a diverse ensemble cast ample opportunity for imaginative theatrical interpretation typical of a classic Wheeller play. ...
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    12,27 €

  • Death-Bed Visions
    William Barrett
    First published in 1926, Death-Bed Visions: The Otherworldly Experiences of the Dying, constitutes the first known study of its kind. Written by Sir William Barrett and describing his experiences from nearly 50 years of psychical research, this book is an early collection of what are now known as 'deathbed phenomena, which include visions of living friends and relatives seen at...
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    16,22 €

  • The Mind at Large
    Krzysztof Janoszka / Zofia Weaver
    During 1994-95, three men disappeared while on a business trip to Kaliningrad (Koenigsberg) in Russia. After the authorities failed to locate the men, their families asked a Polish psychic for help. Using a photograph of one of the men the psychic sensed that the man was dead - as were his companions - their throats had been cut and they had been decapitated. He saw three headl...
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    17,26 €

  • Comparing Black Deaths in Custody, Police Brutality, and Social Justice Solutions
    Janelle Christine Simmons
    In today’s modern era, it has never been more crucial to ensure the safety of vulnerable populations, in particular Black individuals, in custody. Further study is required to implement best practices and strategies that improve protection. Comparing Black Deaths in Custody, Police Brutality, and Social Justice Solutions describes the actions that lead to the death of Black peo...
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    281,98 €

  • Comparing Black Deaths in Custody, Police Brutality, and Social Justice Solutions
    Janelle Christine Simmons
    In today’s modern era, it has never been more crucial to ensure the safety of vulnerable populations, in particular Black individuals, in custody. Further study is required to implement best practices and strategies that improve protection. Comparing Black Deaths in Custody, Police Brutality, and Social Justice Solutions describes the actions that lead to the death of Black peo...
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    216,13 €

  • A Near-Death Researcher’s Notebook
    Kenneth Ring
    Beginning with a hilarious account of the foibles and follies of a body that has expired before the author has, renowned NDE researcher, Kenneth Ring, in this collection of essays takes the reader on an exhilarating ride on the train whose destination is death -- yet the journey is anything but morbid or depressing. On the contrary, in these genial, entertaining, and often witt...
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    16,04 €

  • After Here
    Dave Wolffe
    After Here chronicles the journey of Joe Golden from his fatal car accident through heaven. Both Joe and the reader pass through the seasons of the year, which are artfully captured in vivid, descriptive imagery, through which they meet people both familiar to Joe and those who are not who have passed before him. However, Joe is on a mission-finding his beloved wife who had pas...
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    14,75 €

  • Do Not Ignore Your Mortality
    Greg Barnsdale
    You will be hard pressed to find another book like this one.Greg has delicately pulled together a gripping message that so many adults need to hear.Only about half the adult population of Canada and the U.S. have a current and valid will.The fallout is immeasurable, wide and deep. The statistics are not improving much either.Some people don’t know where to start, while others h...
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    14,35 €

  • Alzheimer’s Canyon
    Jane Dwinell / Sky Yardley
    2023 IPNE Award Winner, Narrative Nonfiction2022 Foreword INDIES Finalist, Health (Adult Nonfiction)2023 Eric Hoffer Book Award Category Finalist5-Star Readers’ FavoriteWhat do you do when your reality slips away? If you’re Sky Yardley and Jane Dwinell, you accept each new challenge, reshape your life, and write.When Sky was diagnosed with 'probable early stage Alzheimer’s' at ...
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    14,98 €

  • Alzheimer’s Canyon
    Jane Dwinell / Sky Yardley
    2023 IPNE Award Winner, Narrative Nonfiction2022 Foreword INDIES Finalist, Health (Adult Nonfiction)2023 Eric Hoffer Book Award Category Finalist5-Star Readers’ FavoriteWhat do you do when your reality slips away? If you’re Sky Yardley and Jane Dwinell, you accept each new challenge, reshape your life, and write.When Sky was diagnosed with 'probable early stage Alzheimer’s' at ...
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    21,24 €

  • Death on the Small Screen
    Jonathan F. Bassett
    Mortality remains a taboo topic in much of Western society, but death and violence continue to be staples of popular television. We can better understand the appeal of violence by investigating psychological theories surrounding anxiety about death and the defenses we use to manage that anxiety. This book examines five recent television series--Game of Thrones,The Punisher, ...
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    79,50 €