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The art of dying well : a practical guide to a good end of life / by Katy Butler.

Butler, Katy, 1949- (author.).
Book Book (2019.)
Description: pages cm
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2019.
1 of 14 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 of 1 copy available at Wakefield. (Show preferred library)
6 current holds with 14 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Wakefield Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk) 616.029 Butler (Text to Phone) Checked out 04/04/2019
Beverly Main NEW R 726.8 .B882 2019 (Text to Phone) Checked out 04/07/2019
Everett - Parlin Memorial New Adult Nonfiction 616.02/Butler (Text to Phone) Checked out 04/03/2019
Everett - Shute Memorial On Order On Order 488103 (Text to Phone) On order -
Gloucester Adult New Books New 616.02/Butler (Text to Phone) On holds shelf -
Lynn Adult New NonFiction 155.9/Butler (Text to Phone) Checked out 04/04/2019
Marblehead Adult New Nonfiction NEW 616.029 BUTLER 2019 (Text to Phone) Checked out 03/20/2019
Melrose New Books (Browsing Room) 616.029 Butler (Text to Phone) Available -
Reading Adult New Nonfiction NEW 616.029 BUT (Text to Phone) In transit -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 616.029/BUTLER (Text to Phone) Checked out 03/31/2019
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  • ISBN: 9781501135316 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1501135317 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781501135477 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1501135473 (paperback)
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
Contents:
Resilience -- Slowing down -- Adaptation -- Awareness of mortality -- House of cards -- Preparing for a good death -- Active dying.
Summary:
"In the mid-1400s, an unnamed Catholic monk composed a popular self-help book called Ars Moriendi, or The Art of Dying. Written in Latin, this medieval death manual taught people how to navigate the trials of the deathbed, using simple rituals of repentance, reassurance, and letting go. Katy Butler argues that we have lost touch with the "art of dying" as practiced by our ancestors, yet we still hunger for rites of passage, and a sense of the sacred, especially in the important life transitions of aging and dying.-- Provided by publisher.
Citation: Butler, Katy. "The art of dying well : a practical guide to a good end of life." New York : Scribner, 2019.

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