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A better way of dying

how to make the best choices at the end of life

by Jeanne Fitzpatrick

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJeanne Fitzpatrick & Eileen M. Fitpatrick
ContributionsFitzpatrick, Eileen M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR726.2 .F58 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24435024M
ISBN 100143116754
ISBN 109780143116752
LC Control Number2009038937
OCLC/WorldCa430052076

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Winner of the M-Net Book Prize Shortlisted for the CNA and Noma Awards In Ways of Dying, Zakes Mda's acclaimed first novel, Toloki is a "professional mourner" in a vast and violent city of the new South after day he attends funerals in the townships, dressed with dignity in a threadbare suit, cape, and battered top hat, to comfort the grieving families of the victims of the city's. A Lesson Before Dying, his most recent novel, won the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has also been awarded a MacArthur Foundation grant, for writings of "rare historical resonance." Gaines divides his time between San Francisco and Lafayette, Louisiana, where he is writer in residence at the University of Southwestern Louisiana.

Mda's use of Magic Realist devices in Ways of Dying () will also be explored in this Chapter. Chapter 4 will provide an analysis of the images of the transition which are evident in the novel. lakes Mda's novel, Ways of Dying (), is an example of Transitional Literature incorporating the device of Magic Realism as a literary mode. “The Good Death is a work of fierce empathy, at times profoundly compassionate and at times driven by a sharp sense of the absurdities and injustices of the American way of dying. Neumann is part investigative journalist, part memoirist, an elegant and clear-eyed writer drawing from all corners of argument and experience to summon us to a.


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