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Product Description: In 1997, at the distinguished Siddons School on Manhattan's Upper East Side, the school year opens with distressing news: Astra Dell is suffering from a rare disease. Astra's friends try to reconcile the sick girl's suffering with their own fierce longings and impetuous attachments...read more

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9780151014491 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, April 14, 2008), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: In 1997, at the distinguished Siddons School on Manhattan's Upper East Side, the school year opens with distressing news: Astra Dell is suffering from a rare disease.

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9780156033381 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, June 8, 2009), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In 1997, at the distinguished Siddons School on Manhattan's Upper East Side, the school year opens with distressing news: Astra Dell is suffering from a rare disease.

Miscellaneous:

9780156034524 | Mariner Books, March 17, 2008, cover price $13.95

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9781439598627 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 8, 2009), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In 1997, at the distinguished Siddons School on Manhattan's Upper East Side, the school year opens with distressing news: Astra Dell is suffering from a rare disease.

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Product Description: Jeder möchte jung bleiben! Leider werden wir ALLE irgendwann einmal so alt, dass wir fremde Hilfe annehmen müssen. Wenn man dann ein gutes Altenheim gefunden hat. Wenn man dann noch im Vollbesitz seiner geistigen Kräfte ist und der körperlichen auch...read more

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9781497583528 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 7, 2014, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: Jeder möchte jung bleiben!

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Product Description: Someone dies. What happens next?One family inters their matriarch’s ashes on the floor of the ocean. Another holds a memorial weenie roast each year at a green-burial cemetery. An 1898 ad for embalming fluid promises, “You can make mummies with it!” while a leading contemporary burial vault is touted as impervious to the elements...read more

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9780820346007 | Univ of Georgia Pr, March 15, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Someone dies.

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9780820350585 | Reprint edition (Univ of Georgia Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Someone dies.

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Product Description: We all hide from the people around us. Strangers, acquaintances, friends, even family only see the parts of ourselves we want them to see. We conceal the cracks and flaws beneath the polished surface we put on display. Because we think we need to...read more

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9781514783610 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 30, 2015, cover price $9.55 | About this edition: We all hide from the people around us.

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Product Description: The Annual Editions series is designed to provide convenient, inexpensive access to a wide range of current articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers, and journals published today. Annual Editions are updated on a regular basis through a continuous monitoring of over 300 periodical sources...read more
By George E. Dickinson (editor) and Michael R. Leming (editor)

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9780078050787 | 12 edition (Dushkin Pub Group, October 14, 2010), cover price $54.35 | About this edition: The Annual Editions series is designed to provide convenient, inexpensive access to a wide range of current articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers, and journals published today.

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9781441463500 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 31, 2008, cover price $200.00

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Product Description: Throughout the ages, the mysteries of what happens when we die and the nature of the human mind have fascinated us. In this collection of essays, leading scientists and authors contemplate consciousness, quantum mechanics, string theory, dimensions, space and time, nonlocal space, the hologram, and the effect of death on consciousness...read more
By Ingrid Fredriksson (editor)

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9780786464951 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, August 6, 2012, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Throughout the ages, the mysteries of what happens when we die and the nature of the human mind have fascinated us.

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Product Description: The latest developments in the arguments for and against assisted dying, with a foreword by Terry PratchettAssisted dying is perhaps one of the most divisive issues of the modern age, generating endless headlines and moral debates...read more
By Jo Cartwright (editor), Lesley Close (editor) and Pratchett (foreword by)

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9780720610147 | 1 edition (Peter Owen Ltd, July 1, 2014), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The latest developments in the arguments for and against assisted dying, with a foreword by Terry PratchettAssisted dying is perhaps one of the most divisive issues of the modern age, generating endless headlines and moral debates.

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Product Description: Learn to Master Astral Travel Would you like to walk through walls, fly around the world, reconnect with deceased loved ones, and explore time and space? Have you had a terrifying out of body encounter that left you fearful of ever exploring astral projection? Would you like to know how to travel the astral realms safely and protect yourself from unwanted projections? Whether you are a novice or an experienced astral traveler, the Astral Projection Guidebook will teach you how to master astral projection safely and effectively...read more

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9781491246979 | Lightning Source Inc, May 12, 2014, cover price $14.97 | About this edition: Learn to Master Astral Travel Would you like to walk through walls, fly around the world, reconnect with deceased loved ones, and explore time and space?

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Product Description: PREMIERE MONDIALE: LE SUICIDE ENFIN VAINCU ! COMMENT MOI: UN EX-SUICIDANT MULTIRECIDIVISTE MIRACULEUSEMENT SORTI DE 3 SEMAINES DE COMA: J'AI DEFINITIVEMENT VAINCU LE SUICIDE EN DECOUVRANT L'ORIGINE, LA NATURE, LE MODE OPERATOIRE DU PLUS GRAND PREDATEUR MENTAL DE L'ETRE HUMAIN !...read more

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9781456391614 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, November 21, 2010), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: PREMIERE MONDIALE: LE SUICIDE ENFIN VAINCU !

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Product Description: On average, thirty-seven U.S. children die each year after becoming trapped or forgotten in a hot vehicle. Between the years 1998 and 2014, 636 children perished inside a hot car in the United States. The numbers are staggering. The stories are heartbreaking...read more
By Hartwell Editing (corporate author)

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9780533095384, titled "Til Death Did Us Part" | Vantage Pr, March 1, 1992, cover price $16.95 | also contains Til Death Did Us Part

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9781500504830 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 6, 2015, cover price $9.96 | About this edition: On average, thirty-seven U.

Planning, site and soil preparation, garden design, plant selection, and propagation.

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9780415674768 | 1 edition (Routledge, July 13, 2013), cover price $140.00
9780253335616, titled "Go Native!: Gardening With Native Plants and Wildflowers in the Lower Midwest" | Indiana Univ Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $35.00 | also contains Go Native!: Gardening With Native Plants and Wildflowers in the Lower Midwest | About this edition: Planning, site and soil preparation, garden design, plant selection, and propagation.

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9780415674775 | 1 edition (Routledge, July 12, 2015), cover price $44.95

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Seven hundred illustrations and specially prepared drawings enhance this comprehensive narrative history of architecture and urbanism from the prehistoric environment of the Stone Age to Post-Modernism which encompasses Western and non-Western traditions

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9780195034738, titled "A History of Architecture: Settings and Rituals" | Oxford Univ Pr, March 21, 1985, cover price $39.95 | also contains A History of Architecture: Settings and Rituals | About this edition: Seven hundred illustrations and specially prepared drawings enhance this comprehensive narrative history of architecture and urbanism from the prehistoric environment of the Stone Age to Post-Modernism which encompasses Western and non-Western traditions

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Product Description: I was born with half a heart. God made up the difference. After living for more than three decades with congenital heart disease, popular musician Paul Cardall has undergone twentyeight operations and seven open-heart surgeries. But the one surgery he needed most his last chance at seeing his threeyear- old daughter, Eden, grow up was a heart transplant...read more

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9781606419281 | Shadow Mountain, September 30, 2010, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: I was born with half a heart.

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Product Description: The only certainty in life is death. Why then is the subject of mortality taboo in our society? There are books about how to respond to the deaths of others and what may happen to our souls after we perish, but very few address the hardest fact of death— that each of us is mortal, and we each must eventually confront our own ending...read more

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9781491095102 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 25, 2014, cover price $7.29 | About this edition: The only certainty in life is death.

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Product Description: Executive Summary of Being Mortal In Being Mortal's Book§Summary Without Incessant Filler Traps we summarize the key points, fundamental concepts and valuable insights including: Why Modern Medicine is Failing to Assist Dependent Elderly and Terminally Ill Patients The Tragic History of Aged Care From Its Creation Till Now The Alternatives to Aged Care and How to Approach the Subject of Mortality with Doctors, Patients, and Families Why Assisted Living, Hospice Care, and Animals Can Increase the Quality of Life for those Dying The Number One Threat of Death for the Elderly The Three Primary Risk Factors for the Number One Cause of Death in Old Age Why Nursing Homes are Essentialy Prisons The Vital Questions That Must Be Addressed To Make the Urgent Life or Death Split-second Decisions Why and How Society Has Gone From Revering Old Age to Despising It How One Should Decide What To Do When Diagnosed with a Terminal Illness Why Independence Is So Important for the Aged Care Patient Why a Child Does Not Have to Feel Guilt for Not Taking Care of Their Parents Till Death How to Peacefully Let Go Plus much more...read more
By Book§swift (corporate author)

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9781514732991 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 28, 2015, cover price $8.89 | About this edition: Executive Summary of Being Mortal In Being Mortal's Book§Summary Without Incessant Filler Traps we summarize the key points, fundamental concepts and valuable insights including: Why Modern Medicine is Failing to Assist Dependent Elderly and Terminally Ill Patients The Tragic History of Aged Care From Its Creation Till Now The Alternatives to Aged Care and How to Approach the Subject of Mortality with Doctors, Patients, and Families Why Assisted Living, Hospice Care, and Animals Can Increase the Quality of Life for those Dying The Number One Threat of Death for the Elderly The Three Primary Risk Factors for the Number One Cause of Death in Old Age Why Nursing Homes are Essentialy Prisons The Vital Questions That Must Be Addressed To Make the Urgent Life or Death Split-second Decisions Why and How Society Has Gone From Revering Old Age to Despising It How One Should Decide What To Do When Diagnosed with a Terminal Illness Why Independence Is So Important for the Aged Care Patient Why a Child Does Not Have to Feel Guilt for Not Taking Care of Their Parents Till Death How to Peacefully Let Go Plus much more.

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Product Description: Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, NPR, and Chicago Tribune, now in paperback with a new reading group guideMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, injury, and disease from harrowing to manageable...read more

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9781410478122 | 1 lrg edition (Thorndike Pr, April 1, 2015), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its endingMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable.
9780805095159 | 1 edition (Metropolitan Books, October 7, 2014), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its endingMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable.
9780318372624, titled "Quit India: American Response to the 1942 Struggle" | Asia Book Corp of Amer, June 1, 1979, cover price $20.95 | also contains Quit India: American Response to the 1942 Struggle

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9781250076229 | Picador USA, January 24, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, NPR, and Chicago Tribune, now in paperback with a new reading group guideMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, injury, and disease from harrowing to manageable.
9781594139246 | Large print edition (Large Print Pr, September 20, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its endingMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable.
9781250081247 | 1 int edition (Picador USA, September 1, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable.
9780416356403, titled "Language, Schools and Classrooms" | 2 edition (Routledge Kegan & Paul, October 1, 1983), cover price $8.95 | also contains Language, Schools and Classrooms | About this edition: The role of language is central in education – but there is much debate about the exact relation between children’s language and their educational success.

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9781427244239 | Unabridged edition (St Martins Pr, October 7, 2014), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable.

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Product Description: Volume I: The Belief among the Aboriginees of Australia, the Torres Straits Islands, New Guinea and Melanesia (1913); volume II: The Belief among the Polynesians (1922); volume III: The Belief among the Micronesians (1924).

Hardcover:

9780700713394 | Routledge, August 1, 2000, cover price $925.00 | About this edition: Volume I: The Belief among the Aboriginees of Australia, the Torres Straits Islands, New Guinea and Melanesia (1913); volume II: The Belief among the Polynesians (1922); volume III: The Belief among the Micronesians (1924).

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9781511496797, titled "The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead" | Createspace Independent Pub, March 3, 1922, cover price $20.75 | About this edition: The first volume of this work, which comprised the Gifford Lectures given by me at St.
9781511477741, titled "The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead" | Createspace Independent Pub, January 12, 1913, cover price $20.75 | About this edition: The following lectures were delivered on Lord Gifford's Foundation before the University of St.

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Product Description: "Eschewing the primacy of political history, the authors provide a nuanced picture of a city that, in many respects, was less divided than the Cold War mindset would have us believe...This interesting volume demonstrates the many ways in which East and West Berlin were mutually influential, and how commonalities extended beyond the division...read more
By Philip Broadbent (editor) and Sabine Hake (editor)

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9781845457556, titled "Berlin Divided City, 1945-1989: Divided City, 1945-1989" | Berghahn Books, September 10, 2010, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: A great deal of attention continues to focus on Berlin's cultural and political landscape after the fall of the Berlin Wall, but as yet, no single volume looks at the divided city through an interdisciplinary analysis.

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9780857458025, titled "Berlin divided City, 1945-1989: Contingency, Creativity and Conflict in Western Kenya" | Berghahn Books, October 1, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "Eschewing the primacy of political history, the authors provide a nuanced picture of a city that, in many respects, was less divided than the Cold War mindset would have us believe.

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Product Description: A doctor on the front lines of hospital care illuminates one of the most important and controversial social issues of our time. It is harder to die in this country than ever before. Though the vast majority of Americans would prefer to die at home—which hospice care provides—many of us spend our last days fearful and in pain in a healthcare system ruled by high-tech procedures and a philosophy to “fight disease and illness at all cost...read more

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9781410452146 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, November 9, 2012), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: A palliative care doctor argues that end-of-life practices have become a national crisis in America and outlines a plan for optimal end-of-life care that involves the contributions of compassionate doctors and nurses.
9781583334591 | Avery Pub Group, March 15, 2012, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A palliative care doctor on the front lines of hospital care illuminates one of the most important and controversial ethical issues of our time on his quest to transform care through the end of life.

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9781583335123 | 1 edition (Avery Pub Group, March 5, 2013), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A doctor on the front lines of hospital care illuminates one of the most important and controversial social issues of our time.

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Product Description: Just before Christmas 2007, Lincoln Winch received the worse news possible. He was diagnosed with kidney cancer that had spread throughout his body. He died four months later at 48 years of age. By his side was his wife Sarah, an experienced nurse, ethicist and sociologist who had been managing, teaching and researching many aspects of end-of-life care for three decades...read more

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9781922219688 | Gardners Books, January 1, 2013, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Just before Christmas 2007, Lincoln Winch received the worse news possible.

By Lutz Friedrichs (editor)

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9783525630525 | Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Gmbh & Co, August 14, 2013, cover price $18.00

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