Things I've Learned from Dying: A Book About Life

Things I ve Learned from Dying A Book About Life Every life is different but every death is the same We live with others We die alone In his riveting artfully written memoir The Autobiography of an Execution David Dow enraptured readers with a se

  • Title: Things I've Learned from Dying: A Book About Life
  • Author: David R. Dow
  • ISBN: 9781455575244
  • Page: 495
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Every life is different, but every death is the same We live with others We die alone In his riveting, artfully written memoir The Autobiography of an Execution, David Dow enraptured readers with a searing and frank exploration of his work defending inmates on death row But when Dow s father in law receives his own death sentence in the form of terminal cancer, and hi Every life is different, but every death is the same We live with others We die alone In his riveting, artfully written memoir The Autobiography of an Execution, David Dow enraptured readers with a searing and frank exploration of his work defending inmates on death row But when Dow s father in law receives his own death sentence in the form of terminal cancer, and his gentle dog Winona suffers acute liver failure, the author is forced to reconcile with death in a far personal way, both as a son and as a father.Told through the disparate lenses of the legal battles he s spent a career fighting, and the intimate confrontations with death each family faces at home, Things I ve Learned from Dying offers a poignant and lyrical account of how illness and loss can ravage a family Full of grace and intelligence, Dow offers readers hope without clich and reaffirms our basic human needs for acceptance and love by giving voice to the anguish we all face as parents, as children, as partners, as friends when our loved ones die tragically, and far too soon.

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