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Basics

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Funeral Consumers' Alliance.

Hospice Foundation of America.

Hospice Homepage.

National Foundation for Hospice & Specialist Palliative Care Services (UK).

In the Library: Articles

Harlick, Jeanene. "The business of death," Santa Cruz Sentinel (6/1/03):A1,A2.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Burt, Robert A. Death is that Man Taking Names. Intersections of American Medicine, Law, & Culture (Berkeley: U. California, 2002).

Chaban, Michelle. The Life-Work of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross & Its Impact on the Death Awareness Movement (Lewiston NY: E. Mellen, 1998).

Cohen-Almagor, Raphael. The Right to Die with Dignity: An Argument in Ethics, Medicine, & Law (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 2001).

Gill, Derek. Quest: The Life of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (NY: Harper & Row, 1980).

Gillis, Christina M. (ed.) Seeing the Difference: Conversations on Death & Dying (Berkeley: U.of California Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, 2001).

Harrison, Robert Pogue. The Dominion of the Dead (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 2003).

Kalish, Richard A. (ed.) Death & Dying: Views from Many Cultures (Farmingdale NY: Baywood, 1980).

__________. The Final Transition (Farmingdale NY: Baywood, 1985).

Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth. On Death & Dying (NY: Macmillan, 1970).

__________. Questions & Answers on Death & Dying (NY: Collier, 1993).

__________. Death is of Vital Importance: On Life, Death & Life after Death (ed. Göran Grip; Barrytown NY: Station Hill, 1995).

__________. The Wheel of Life: A Memoir of Living & Dying (NY: Scribner, 1997).

Laderman, Gary. Rest in Peace: A Cultural History of Death & Funeral Homes in 20th-C. America (NY: Oxford, 2005).

Lynch, Thomas. The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade (NY: Penguin, 1997). Humane commentary on death & community by small-town Michigan poet & mortician.

Mitford, Jessica. The American Way of Death (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1963).

__________. The American Way of Death Revisited (NY: Knopf, 1998).

Roach, Mary. Stiff (NY: Norton 2003). History & destiny of cadavers.

Sandman, Lars. A Good Death: On the Value of Death & Dying (Göteborg: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis, 2001).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

Buscaglia, Leo F. The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life for all Ages (Thorofare, NJ: Slack, 2001).

Grollman, Earl A. Talking About Death: A Dialogue Between Parent & Child (Boston: Beacon, 2001).

Mellonie , Bryan & Robert R. Ingpen. Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children (NY: Bantam, 2001).

Romain, Trevor & Elizabeth Verdick. What on Earth Do You Do When Someone Dies? (Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit, 2001).

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Guantanamera" [1995], dir. Tomás Gutiérrez Alea & Juan Carlos Tabío, 105m. In video stores. Satire on life, death & bureaucracy in contemporary Cuba.

"Six Feet Under" [200?-?], HBO drama series set in funeral home. In video stores.



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