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An Intimate Look at the End of Life

Endnotes( )
Author: Ray, Ruth E.
Series title:End-Of-Life Care: a Ser.
Publication Date:Jun 2008
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

In the summer of 1996, Ruth Ray, a gerontologist in her forties, befriended an eighty-two-year-old man suffering from Parkinson's. The two remained close until the end of his life, sharing stories and memories while building a deep relationship. Part memoir, part biography, Endnotes explores how people construct meaning through their interactions with others. With grace and wit, Ray situates her friend's past experiences and present relationships within the theories and...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Gerontology
Family & Relationships / General
Social Science / Death & Dying
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.499 x 8.19 x 0.431 Inches
Book Weight:0.546 Pounds

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