Handbook for Mortals
Handbook for Mortals is warmly addressed to all those who wish to approach the final years of life with greater awareness of what to expect and greater confidence about how to make the end of our lives a time of growth, comfort, and meaningful reflection. Written by Dr. Joanne Lynn and a team of expert physicians, this book provides equal measures of practical information and wise counsel. All practical aspects are explored, and included are moving firsthand insights into a profoundly important process, one that is increasingly kept hidden in our culture. includes inspiring quotations from Emily Dickinson, W. H. Auden, Jane Kenyon, and others.