"[Byock's] book succeeds brilliantly in its intention, which is to advise and comfort the dying and those close to them." -- Washington Post
"[An] immensely moving yet practical guide." -- San Francisco Chronicle
"Life on the edge of the great crossing is explored in all its sadness and pathos, but Byock also makes room for wisdom, hope and even the joy of final understanding." -- Publishers Weekly
"If you love anyone on the planet -- and if a single other person loves you -- Dying Well is a book to read, think about, and discuss with those you love." -- BookPage
About the Author
Ira Byock, M.D.
, is director of Palliative Medicine at Dartmouth- Hitchcock Medical Center and a professor at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He is also the author of The Best Care Possible
. He lives in Enfield, New Hampshire.