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The Resource Dying : a memoir, Cory Taylor

Dying : a memoir, Cory Taylor

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Dying : a memoir
Title
Dying
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Cory Taylor
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the age of sixty, Cory Taylor is dying of melanoma-related brain cancer. Her illness is no longer treatable: she now weighs less than her neighbor{u2019}s retriever. As her body weakens, she describes the experience, the vulnerability and strength, the courage and humility, the anger and acceptance of knowing she will soon die. Written in the space of a few weeks, in a tremendous creative surge, this powerful and beautiful memoir is a clear-eyed account of what dying teaches: Taylor describes the tangle of her feelings, remembers the lives and deaths of her parents, and examines why she would like to be able to choose the circumstances of her death. Taylor{u2019}s last words offer a vocabulary for readers to speak about the most difficult thing any of us will face. And while Dying: A Memoir is a deeply affecting meditation on death, it is also a funny and wise tribute to life
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Dying : a memoir, Cory Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm89148252
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
141 pages
Isbn
9781941040706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Dying : a memoir, Cory Taylor
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm89148252
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
141 pages
Isbn
9781941040706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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