How We Die, Reflections on Life's Final Chapter Themes

Sherwin B. Nuland
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Death as a Mystery

Many of the mysteries surrounding the leading causes of death are dispelled in How We Die, Reflections on Life's Final Chapter. With candor and the unsentimental attitude uncommon to the species, Dr. Nuland presents in graphic detail the facts surrounding death by lethal disease. The medical terminology is dissected to its roots, the body explained to its individual parts and pieces. Each individual in every tale that is related is introduced in such a way as to make it personal to the reader; often reminding the reader of someone he knows. The statistics of death are more often found on the nightly news than on the reader's nightstand. Dr. Nuland presents them here and these facts and figures are just as real as the stories being related. There is a way in which How We Die defines the patterns of life and their affect on...

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