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Author Schwalbe, Will.
Title The end of your life book club / Will Schwalbe.
Published New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
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Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 336 p. ; 21 cm.
Note "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Crossing to safety -- Appointment in Samarra -- Seventy verses on emptiness -- Marjorie morningstar -- The hobbit -- Daily strength for daily needs -- The people of the book -- I am sorrow -- The uncommon reader -- The lizard cage -- Frat farrar -- Continental drift -- The painted veil -- Murder in the cathedral -- Wherever you go, there you are -- Kokoro -- The price of salt -- The reluctant fundamentalist -- The year of magical thinking -- Olive Kitteridge -- Girls like us -- Suite francaise -- The bite of the mango -- The elegance of the hedgehog -- The girl with the dragon tattoo -- Brooklyn -- My father's tears -- Too much happiness.
Summary The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a "book club" that brings them together as her life comes to a close.
Subject Cancer -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
Cancer -- Patients -- Family relationships -- United States.
ISBN 9780307594037 (hbk.)
0307594033 (hbk.)
0307399664 (ebk.)
9780307399663 (ebk.)
OCLC number 773021733