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The classic love story of a young couple divided by the death of the wife. Jean Humphry's suffering is so great that she asks her husband, Derek, to help her die. He brings her lethal medications, which she takes in his presence. This l978 book sold worldwide, a bestseller in Britain and Australia, presaged the rise of the euthanasia movement in the l980s. Now a 'cult book'.
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Derek Humphry, an international journalist and author (London Sunday Times/Los Angeles Times) is the author of 13 books over the last 30 years, six of them on euthanasia. His first book, Because They're Black, won the Martin Luther King Memorial Award. His bestseller was 'Final Exit' (l991) which is still the leading book in its field.Review:
"A tender, honest and moving book which will undoubtedly help some couples who are face with this common situation." -- Dr. Anthony Storr, London Sunday Times
"In truth, a tender and rare love story which will touch every reader." -- Ed Orloff, San Francisco Examiner
'.....a powerful pleas for voluntary euthanasia -- the individual's right to death in peace and dignity.' -- Arthur Koestler, The Observer, London
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Book Description Fontana. Condition: Very Good. 1978. New edition. Paperback. Good clean copy with reading wear. . . . . Seller Inventory # KCD0028754
Book Description Fontana, 1978. Condition: Very Good. 1978. New edition. Paperback. Good clean copy with reading wear. . . . . Seller Inventory # KCD0028754
Book Description Fontana, Glasgow, 1978. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 1st Thus. To view other titles by this author enter the keywords; XDCX, JXGX, Humphrey. The book is in excellent condition with minor wear o/w tight clean and square. The love story which has moved the nation to tears on TV and in print. Seller Inventory # 002935
Book Description Fontana, 1978. Paperback. Condition: Poor. (Film/TV tie-in). [POOR condition] (reading copy only) (edges heavily "tanned" & reading creases) (some cover & edge wear) (passing ref. on cover to being on TV). Seller Inventory # 24074