Bibliography: leaves -.
|Statement||Tesfa-Yesus Mehary (Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs).|
|LC Classifications||HB1492.A3 T47 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||36,  leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||36|
|LC Control Number||87981497|
Mortality (book) - Wikipedia. "Mortality" is his last book (though I'm sure further anthologies of unpublished material will appear in the years ahead) detailing his fatal encounter with esophageal cancer, from discovering it while on a book tour promoting his memoir "Hitch 22", to the final pages which are scraps of notes for future (and now forever unwritten) writings/5(). I wrote this book in the hope of understanding what has happened. Mortality can be a treacherous subject. Some will be alarmed by the prospect of a doctor’s writing about the inevitability of decline and death. For many, such talk, however carefully framed, raises the specter of a society readying itself to sacrifice its sick and aged. Mortality traces the author's battle with esophageal cancer — as he continued to write columns on politics and culture for Vanity Fair — and describes his views on life and death.
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Mortality (Book): Hitchens, Christopher: "Courageous, insightful and candid thoughts on malady and mortality from one of our most celebrated writers"--Provided by the publisher. Dorian fears that James Vane has come to kill him as revenge for his sister’s suicide. However, he does not care much about the value of his own life in the moment, and it seems he never has. Even when finally faced with his own mortality, Dorian does not . Infant mortality rate compares the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1, live births in the same year. This rate is often . “Mortality” is a slender volume — or, to use the mot that he loved to deploy, feuilleton — consisting of the seven dispatches he sent in Author: Christopher Buckley.