Confessions of a Funeral Director: How the Business of Death Saved my Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Caleb Wilde

Confessions of a Funeral Director: How the Business of Death Saved my Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Caleb Wilde year 2017
  • Book name: Confessions of a Funeral Director: How the Business of Death Saved my Life
  • Author: Caleb Wilde
  • Release date: 2017/1/30
  • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Health
  • ISBN: 9780062465245
  • Rating: 8.7 of 10
  • Votes: 58
  • Review by: Joslyn Mccombs
  • Review rating: 8.28 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/19
  • Total pages: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 17 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The blogger behind Confessions of a Funeral Director-what Time magazine called a 'must read'-reflects on mortality and the powerful lessons death holds for every one of us in this compassionate and thoughtful spiritual memoir that combines the humor and insight of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes with the poignancy and brevity of When Breath Becomes Air.We are a people who deeply fear death. While humans are biologically wired to evade death for as long as possible, we have become too adept at hiding from it, vilifying it, and-when it can be avoided no longer-letting the professionals take over. Sixth-generation funeral director Caleb Wilde understands this reticence and fear. He had planned to get as far away from the family business as possible. He wanted to make a difference in the world, and how could he do that if all the people he worked with were . . . dead? Slowly, he discovered that caring for the deceased and their loved ones was making a difference-in other people's lives to be sure, but it also seemed to be saving his own. A spirituality of death began to emerge as he observed:The family who lovingly dressed their deceased father for his burialThe act of embalming a little girl that offered a gift back to her grieving familyThe nursing home that honored a woman's life by standing in procession as her body was taken awayThe funeral that united a conflicted communityThrough stories like these, told with equal parts humor and poignancy, Wilde offers an intimate look into the business and a new perspective on living and dying
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H18M23S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Sociology: Death & Dying, Coping With Death & Bereavement, Christian Life & Practice, Memoirs
  • Available formats: DOC, MobiPocket, PDF, TXT, EPUB, TXTz, WORD, LIT. Compressed in ZIP, LHA, ISO, RAR, IMG
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 20.39 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x210x21mm
  • Weight: 304g
  • Printed by: HarperOne
  • Published in: New York, United States
Categories: 2017, English, Health
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