How We Die by Sherwin B. Nuland audiobook

How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter

By Sherwin B. Nuland
Read by Sherwin B. Nuland

Random House Audio
2.95 Hours Abridged
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    ISBN: 9780739354391

New Edition: With a new chapter addressing contemporary issues in end-of-life care A runaway bestseller and National Book Award winner, Sherwin Nuland's How We Die has become the definitive text on perhaps the single most universal human concern: death.  This new edition includes an all-embracing and incisive afterword that examines the current state of health care and our relationship with life as it approaches its terminus.  It also discusses how we can take control of our own final days and those of our loved ones. Shewin Nuland's masterful How We Die is even more relevant than when it was first published.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

Winner of the 1994 National Book Award for Nonfiction

Finalist for the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction

A 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

An ALA Notable Book Finalist for Nonfiction

New Edition: With a new chapter addressing contemporary issues in end-of-life care

A runaway bestseller and National Book Award winner, Sherwin Nuland's How We Die has become the definitive text on perhaps the single most universal human concern: death.  This new edition includes an all-embracing and incisive afterword that examines the current state of health care and our relationship with life as it approaches its terminus.  It also discusses how we can take control of our own final days and those of our loved ones.

Shewin Nuland's masterful How We Die is even more relevant than when it was first published.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

"Engrossing… We are in the hands of a remarkable portraitist whose cultivated thought… quietly and informatively instructs and advises us on a subject of universal concern. The New York Times Book Review
"Nuland's work acknowledges, with unmatched clarity, the harsh realities of how life departs… There is compassion, and often wisdom, in every page. San Francisco Examiner
"Eloquent and uncommonly moving… Nuland writes with unsentimental passion. Time
“Engrossing…We are in the hands of a remarkable portraitist whose cultivated thought…quietly and informatively instructs and advises us on a subject of universal concern.” New York Times Book Review
"Nuland combines the clinical eye of a physician with… emotional and philosophical reflectiveness. Newsday 
“Eloquent and uncommonly moving…Nuland writes with unsentimental passion.” Time
“Nuland’s work acknowledges, with unmatched clarity, the harsh realities of how life departs…There is compassion, and often wisdom.” San Francisco Examiner
“Nuland combines the clinical eye of a physician with…emotional and philosophical reflectiveness.” Newsday

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Author

Author Bio: Sherwin B. Nuland

Author Bio: Sherwin B. Nuland

Sherwin B. Nuland, MD, is clinical professor of surgery at Yale, where he also teaches bioethics and medical history. In addition to his numerous articles for medical publications, he has written for the New Yorker, New Republic, New York Times, Time, and New York Review of Books. He writes a regular column for American Scholar entitled The Uncertain Art. He lives in Connecticut with his family.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 2.95
Audience: Adult
Language: English