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Summary: In the late 1980s, 61-year-old former pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian launched a crusade to provide what he considered a humane and dignified option for the terminally ill--assisted suicide. Aided by his loyal friend Neal Nicol, and his older sister Margo Janus, Kevorkian begins offering his "death counseling" services to a grateful and burgeoning clientele. He earns the support of Hemlock...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA YOU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie You 2010

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Warraich, Haider

Summary: "There is no more universal truth in life than death. No matter who you are, it is certain that one day you will die, but the mechanics and understanding of that experience will differ greatly in today's modern age. Dr. Haider Warraich is a young and brilliant new voice in the conversation about death and dying started by Dr. Sherwin Nuland's classic How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.9 WAR

Tate, Nikki

Summary: "This nonfiction book for teens examines the complex issue of medical assistance in dying from multiple perspectives."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Books Publishers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Magazines, Call number: YA 179.7 TAT

Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER : After the Nancy Cruzan case was decided by the Supreme Court in 1990, and ultimately resolved by the Courts of the State of Missouri, the decision to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging nutrition and hydration appeared to many to be as noncontroversial as decisions to refuse respirators or dialysis. Even the Catholic Church held that, although there should be a presumption...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 CAS

Schiavo, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920. Schia

Summary: Adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel about the deformed bell-ringer Quasimodo. This title has been repackaged.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HUN

Humphry, Derek

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hemlock Society 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 HUM

Schneiderman, L. J.

Contents: Putting in writing what you want (and don't want) -- What may happen if you don't make it "clear and convincing" -- Facts and statistics -- Empathy and the imagination -- Ancient myth and modern medicine: what can we learn from the past? -- Hoping for a miracle -- What could be wrong with hope? -- Medical futility -- Beyond futility to an ethic of care -- Future decisions we may all have to make.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 SCH

Humphry, Derek

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hemlock Society 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.28 HUM

Morhaim, Dan

Summary: "This book is a comprehensive guide to end-of-life planning and care. The authors provide a practical look at medical and legal obstacles that can complicate a person's death. The book features images, forms, cautionary tales, and a table comparing MOLSTto POLST, two kinds of advance directives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2020

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Colby, William H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AMACOM/American Management Association 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 COL

Kevorkian, Jack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 KEV

Richardson, Peter

Summary: In the state of Oregon the Death with Dignity Act allows terminally ill patients to end their lives with a prescription from physicians.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HOW

Wanzer, Sidney H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 WAN

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.1 ARG

Artist Not Provided

Summary: Explores the world of assisted suicide, hearing from the people choosing to die, their assisters, and right-to-die organizations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SUI

Fuhrman, Mark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 FUH

Peck, M. Scott (Morgan Scott)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 PEC

Rehm, Diane

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "A series of interviews on the topics of end-of-life care and the right-to-die movement"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 179.7 REH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 REH

Summary: Changing the course of rivers has changed the course of history. Award-winning author/illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay goes to extremes to bring you an unprecedented look at the power of dams. From the banks of the Nile to the top of the Hoover Dam, you'll meet the courageous and ambitious builders, relive the deadly disasters, and discover the little-known personal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBS Boston Video 2000

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DAM

Summary: "As a dwarf, Toulouse-Lautrec believes he's too ugly to ever fall in love. So he loses himself in painting ... and cognac. A fixture at Paris' infamous turn-of-the-century Moulin Rouge nightclub, Lautrec meets a girl from the street ... who breaks his heart"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MOU

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MOU

Summary: Set in the Libyan Desert during World War II, British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up "The Hill," a manmade instrument of torture--a tower of sand seared by a white-hot sun. They are in this military prison because they once defied, rebelled and talked back to their superiors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HIL

McInerny, Ralph M.

Summary: Investigating the murder of a Notre Dame athletic department faculty member, professor Roger Knight and his P.I. brother Phil, meet a host of suspects at the victim's wake, including two women who both claim they were secretly engaged to him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M MCI

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