books about: obituary
When Someone Dies: The Practical Guide to the Logistics of Death
Scott Taylor Smith
Scott Taylor Smith, a venture capitalist and lawyer, had plentiful resources, and yet after his mother died, he made a series of agonizing and costly mistakes in squaring away her affairs. He could find countless books that dealt with caring for the dying and the emotional fallout of death, but very few that dealt with the logistics. In the aftermath of his mother’s death, Smith decided to write the book he wished he’d had. When Someone ...
The Final Act of Living
Barbara Karnes Books, Inc.
The author of Gone From My Sight, My Friend, I Care and A Time to Live, shares her insights and perceptions from years of working with people during the final act of living. Now her lectures and ideas have been put on paper. This book is written in a simple, direct yet gentle style as it explores the signs of approaching death from disease, the normal grieving process, living wills, Durable Power of Attorney and other end of life issues.
The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy: Use the Web to trace your roots, share your history, and create a ...
Trace and record your family history online Are you a descendant of ancient kings? Were your ancestors fierce warriors? Are you related to an eminent scholar? With The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy, 2nd Edition , now you can find out! If you're interested in your family history, you have a wealth of information and misinformation at your fingertips. Enter expert genealogist Kimberly Powell to steer you in the right direction. Powell ...
Holding On to Hope: A Pathway through Suffering to the Heart of God
Framing her own story of staggering loss and soaring hope with the biblical story of Job, Nancy Guthrie takes her fellow sufferers by the hand and guides them on a pathway through pain—straight to the heart of God. Holding on to Hope offers an uplifting perspective, not only for those experiencing monumental loss, but for anyone going through difficulty and failure. Includes a study section for readers who want to dig deeper into what the ...
On My Own at 107: Reflections on Life Without Bessie
Sarah L. Delany
Amy Hill Hearth
On My Own at 107 ÿ is Sarah "Sadie" Delaney's tribute to Bessie, her beloved younger sister and century-long companion, who died on September 25, 1995, at age 104.Just four years earlier, Bessie and Sadie, along with former New York Times ÿ reporter Amy Hill Hearth, co-wrote the bestselling Having Our Say, ÿ which told the story of the sisters' remarkable lives as witnesses to a century. Here, Sadie reflects on the first year following ...
Richard Hittleman's Yoga: 28 Day Exercise Plan
This short time is all it takes to master the 38 simple exercises in this book. You will quickly grasp the ancient Yoga secrets of breathing, concentration, nutrition and muscle control -- in just minutes of your spare time and without any discomfort. Day by day you will notice astonishing results -- loss of weight, greater firmness, more energy, relief from pain, freedom from stress and an overall feeling of youthfulness ...
William & Rosalie: A Holocaust Testimony (Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Series)
University of North Texas Press
William & Rosalie is the gripping and heartfelt account of two young Jewish people from Poland who survive six different German slave and prison camps throughout the Holocaust. In 1941, newlyweds William and Rosalie Schiff are forcibly separated and sent on their individual odysseys through a surreal maze of hate. Terror in the Krakow ghetto, sadistic SS death games, cruel human medical experiments, eyewitness accounts of brutal murders of men, ...
Mark Steyn's Passing Parade: Obituaries & Appreciations expanded edition
Stockade Books, 2014
This newly expanded edition of Mark Steyn's Passing Parade looks back to the men and women who, in ways great and small, helped shape the 20th century. The Washington Post called Mark "the world's wittiest obit writer", and many others agree. "Mark Steyn is a more than brilliant writer who can't resist quipping as he appreciates," says WGN's Milt Rosenberg. "He memorializes the recently departed with startling joie de vivre." Robert Fulford, the ...
Dying: Finding Comfort and Guidance in a Story of a Peaceful Passing
Judy K. Underwood
Is someone you know dying? Long-time therapist Judy K. Underwood, Ph.D., tells the story of an end-of-life journey taken by Kris, a 56-year-old woman with terminal cancer. The author helped Kris through her last months in an exploration of love, peace and acceptance. This story serves as a worthy guide for caregivers and anyone with a terminal illness. You'll find comfort and inspiration regradless of your age, spiritual or religious ...
Thomas Dunne Books
When Joe Gallagher goes to work for an energy trading company in Boston , he soon finds that pursuit of his ambition to strike it rich in the markets will plunge him into a whirlwind, literally. As the firm's traders jockey to make bets on the effects of an upcoming hurricane, Gallagher must choose between following the careful dictates his old school veteran mentor, Andrews... Or become a disciple of The Ghost, a newly-hired boss whose ...
A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don't Plan to Die
Light Tree Press
A GOOD GOODBYE: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don't Plan to Die provides the information, inspiration and tools to plan and implement creative, meaningful and memorable end-of-life rituals for people and pets. Just as talking about sex won't make you pregnant, talking about funerals won't make you dead - and your family will benefit from the conversation. Learn how to save money, reduce family conflict, and avoid stress at a time of grief.
Black Roots: A Beginners Guide To Tracing The African American Family Tree
Trace, document, record, and write your family's history with this easy-to-read, step-by-step authoritative guide. Finally, here is the fun, easy-to-use guide that African Americans have been waiting for since Alex Haley published Roots more than twenty-five years ago. Written by the leading African American professional genealogist in the United States who teaches and lectures widely, Black Roots highlights some of the special problems, ...
The Spirit of the Heart
Lighthouse Publishing, 2013
As one of America's former leading cardiac surgeons, Dr. Nuño healed patients' hearts. Fixing "broken" hearts gave him a unique and intimate view into the power of the heart. Even coming face to face with death and losing patients, there is a beauty that can exist even in loss. The Spirit of the Heart is a collection of heart-warming stories that resonate at the core of our humanness. He graciously offers the insights he has gained from ...
Voices From the Graveyard: Early Settlers of Winchester, Indiana
This is a non-fiction account of the early settlers of Winchester, Indiana, founded in 1818. The people in the book are buried in an old graveyard, long ago abandoned and forgotten. The author remembered the graveyard fondly from her childhood. Upon returning to her home town after retirement, she found the graveyard almost completely destroyed, with only seven standing tombstones. Determined to restore this final resting place for Winchester's ...
Elian McCready's Needlepoint
David & Charles
This collection includes highly coloured yet subtle work from artist and embroiderer Elian McCready which has previously only been available in kit form, as well as six new creations. The projects are worked in tent stitch and long stitch, and colour charts and photographs make the instructions easy to follow. Materials for each project are detailed and there is advice on stitching and making up.
How to Do Everything Genealogy 3/E
George G. Morgan
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Unearth your family's past by mining the global wealth of digital and print ancestry records In How to Do Everything Genealogy , award-winning researcher and genealogy writer George G. Morgan shows how to start and continue your family history research using traditional records and techniques, as well as the full array of online databases, digitized records, social networks, and other tools. Learn how to organize and create your family tree; ...
Honorary Unsubscribe v1: Recognizing the Unknown, the Forgotten and the Obscure People who Had an Impact on ...
Freelance Communications, 2012
These are the people you wish you had known. Start with the inventors: the same guy invented the computer hard drive and the video cassette, another guy vinyl — and bubble gum. And how about the brains behind the contact lens, the hovercraft, the Hawaiian shirt, even the guy who thought of putting a peanut inside an M&M? And then there's the artists — the creators of music and TV shows you love. Doctors who made radical breakthroughs to ...
The Gay Talese Reader: Portraits and Encounters
Walker & Company
As a young reporter for The New York Times , in 1961 Gay Talese published his first book, New York—A Serendipiter’s Journey , a series of vignettes and essays that began, “New York is a city of things unnoticed. It is a city with cats sleeping under parked cars, two stone armadillos crawling up St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and thousands of ants creeping on top of the Empire State Building.” Attention to detail and observation of the ...
The Lincoln Assassination: Where Are They Now?: A Guide to the Burial Places of Individuals Connected to the ...
Ten Roads Publishing, LLC.
Contained in this book are the stories of over sixty individuals who lie buried within the boundaries of the District of Columbia, and were in some way, associated with or impacted by the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in April of 1865. They include conspirators, government officials, tradesmen and everyday citizens who are forever tied together by the event that shook everyone in the United States, North and South, to their core. ...
Life Between Sundays
Joseph W. Walker III
Lifes setbacks, writes Dr. Joseph Walker, are never accidental. They are always a piece of a larger landscape distinct metaphorical scenes in an epic masterpiece. To help you grasp this vital truth, Dr. Walker provides a first-person account of his own intimate experience with an unexpected setback, the death of his beloved wife, Diane. In his new book, Between Sundays, Dr. Walker wraps his extraordinary insights around the story of Dianes ...
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