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Deaths Summer Coat Death is something we all confront it touches our families, our homes, our hearts And yet we have grown used to denying its existence, treating it as an enemy to be beaten back with medical advances.We are living at a unique point in human history People are living longer than ever, yet the longer we live, the taboo and alien our mortality becomes Yet we, and our loved ones, still remain mortal People today still struggle with this fact, as we have done throughout our entire history What led us to this point What drove us to sanitize death and make it foreign and unfamiliar Schillace shows how talking about death, and the rituals associated with it, can help provide answers It also brings us closer together conversation and community are just as important for living as for dying Some of the stories are strikingly unfamiliar others are far familiar than you might suppose But all reveal much about the present and about ourselves. Free Download Deaths Summer Coat Author Brandy Schillace For Kindle ePUB or eBook –

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  • Hardcover
  • 336 pages
  • Deaths Summer Coat
  • Brandy Schillace
  • 21 August 2017
  • 160598938X

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  1. says:

    Death, not as the end of life, but as a part of it In turns academic and poetic, looking at history and worldwide death rituals to better understand how the west got to this place where death is hidden away.

  2. says:

    The topic is fascinating, but the execution lacking The author has the attention span of a gnat, introducing interesting topics and then moving on after a sentence or two I d be interested to read acomplete,academic treatment of the same material.

  3. says:

    I believe it is through history we can learn about andclearly see our present, and make plans for our future I found this book helped do that with the topic of death and dying.I found Brandy s concluding sentence very well summarized why it is important as an individual and a community to talk and shareabout death and dying before the winter of life descends upon us We cannot wait until death happens to talk a...

  4. says:

    Rather haphazard collection of funereal facts from around the world, coverage of the death with dignity movement andIf there was an overarching theme or argument, I couldn t discern it.

  5. says:

    Every time I read this I am reminded at how wonderful a job it does introducing the important threads how how we got here in terms of our relationship to mortality, death, and mourning.

  6. says:

    An engaging read

  7. says:

    I agree with what a lot of people have already said about this it s interesting information, but each topic is glossed over fairly quickly.

  8. says:

    From the very first review I read of this book, I couldn t wait to get my hands on it I drove to several local bookstores, assuming that since the author works here in Cleveland, it would be easy to find as soon as it was released But no I ended up having to order it online Maybe it seemed disappointing because I had ...

  9. says:

    Everyone should read this book It really makes you reflect on your beliefs and how we as a culture got to where we are today when it concerns death It managed to not be uncomfortable or disrespectful It was a great conversation starter Anyone who ...

  10. says:

    This book is better for people intrested in death and haven t read anything else about the subject There are only a few chapters and each chapter has different sections My problem is that the author seemed to jump around and...

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