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Publisher Description

Being Mortal: by Atul Gawande | Conversation Starters



Being Mortal, Atul Gawande's latest medical book, tackles the difficult task of talking about topics of mortality and death. Gawande presents readers with his own experiences observing people in end-of-life care. He shows readers what end-of-life care is like in nursing homes, hospitals, assisted living homes, and hospice. He shows readers the downfall of a medical system that is solely focused on keeping the patient alive rather than focusing on their quality of life. Gawande gives readers a glimpse into what end-of-life care is like and the difficult decisions that must be made during this time through real-life stories of individuals and their families facing end-of-life care. 

Being Mortal became the basis for a “Frontline” documentary on the television network PBS in 2015. It received a longlist nomination for the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction in 2014. 


A Brief Look Inside:


EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER 

than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, 

and the characters and its world still live on. 

Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to 

bring us beneath the surface of the page 

and invite us into the world that lives on. 


These questions can be used to.. 


Create Hours of Conversation:


Foster a deeper understanding of the book 

Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups 

Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately 

Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before 


Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancing your experience of The Book Thief. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.

GENRE
Reference
RELEASED
2016
May 7
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
12
Pages
PUBLISHER
Daily Books
SELLER
Pay Per Talk, Inc
SIZE
314.1
KB

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