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Advice for future corpses* (*and those who love them) a practical perspective on death and dying by Sallie Tisdale

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Death,
  • Terminal care

Book details:

About the Edition

A guide to preparing for death for both those who are dying and those around them, offers readers practical advice, stories, and personal experiences.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSallie Tisdale
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1073 .T57 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination240 pages
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26960376M
ISBN 10150118217X, 1501182188
ISBN 109781501182174, 9781501182181
LC Control Number2017059645
OCLC/WorldCa1021061944

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