Stock Image
Buy Used
Price: US$ 899.60 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Returns Policy

Chasing Death: Losing a Child to Suicide.

Andersen, Jan

10 ratings by GoodReads
ISBN 10: 1905399448 / ISBN 13: 9781905399444
Published by PERFECT PUBLISHERS LTD
Used Condition Fine PAPERBACK
From Hawking Books (Lake Arrowhead, CA, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
Available From More sellers View all  copies of this book

1905399448 Like New. Clean, Tight and Neat. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # Z1905399448Z1

About this title:

Synopsis:

Chasing Death is NOT a grief recovery book, but one that attempts to put candid and heartrending words to the often incommunicable pain, guilt and despair that the surviving families endure, not only through the telling of the author's story, but through the experiences of other families mourning the loss of a child, stepchild, grandchild, sibling, friend or relative to suicide. Although this book will break your heart, it will also provide solace to other child suicide grievers in the knowledge that their thoughts and feelings are entirely normal and that they are not alone.
 
Too many bereaved people are thrown into a wilderness of relentless, silent torture, afraid to share their feelings for fear of being judged. This book clearly demonstrates how debilitating the grief can be and how it can still cripple a survivor, ten, twenty, thirty and even forty years or more after the event. However, there are uplifting chapters that give advice on how to live alongside the grief in a positive way and how joy and sadness can co-exist.
 
The audience for Chasing Death extends beyond grieving families and those who deal with them and will provide a compelling, touching and enlightening read for anyone interested in emotional true life stories. It will also help people respond with greater understanding and sensitivity to the surviving families' grief. £1 from every hard copy of the book sold is being donated to Kidscape, the UK charity dedicated to keeping children safe from bullying and abuse.

From the Back Cover: "After my brother killed himself, I read so many grief and suicide aftermath books and threw most of them in the bin because they did not truly relate to my pain. So much of what Jan expresses in Chasing Death is exactly how I feel and her writing has evoked powerful emotions and images that make me want to return to the book many times." Anne-Marie 

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Chasing Death: Losing a Child to Suicide.

Publisher: PERFECT PUBLISHERS LTD

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: Fine

Payment Methods

Payment Methods Accepted by Seller

Visa Mastercard American Express


Seller Hawking Books
Address: Lake Arrowhead, CA, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Seller Since November 10, 2009
Seller Rating 4-star rating


Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about
a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to
contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.



Shipping Terms:

We package all our items in secure new packaging and we always ship within 48 hours.


Store Description: Welcome to Hawking Books. We ship six days a week and your satisfaction is guaranteed.