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  • Hardcover: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Gotham (October 7, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1592400779
  • ISBN-13: 978-1592400775
  • Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 6.3 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #567,199 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Susan Piver's new book helps us face important realities with gentleness and courage."
-- Andrew Weil, M. D. --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Susan Piver is the author of The Hard Questions: 100 Essential Questions to Ask Before You Say "I Do," which spent nine weeks on The New York Times bestseller list, and The Hard Questions for an Authentic Life (Gotham, January 2004). She is frequently featured in the media, including appearances on Oprah and the Today show. She is also the founder and creative director of Padma Media, producing special book packages for bestselling authors.

More About the Author

Susan Piver is the New York Times bestselling author of six books, including The Hard Questions: 100 Essential Questions to Ask Before You Say "I Do" and the award-winning How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life. Her latest book is The Wisdom of a Broken Heart.

Piver teaches internationally on love, creativity, meditation, and spirituality for actual humans with relationships, jobs, deep yearnings, depressions, triumphs, bad hair days, and a multitude of ridiculously petty grievances. She teaches from personal experience.

Piver has been a practicing Buddhist since 1995 and graduated from a Buddhist seminary in 2004.

In 2011, she launched the Open Heart Project at susanpiver.com. Subscribers receive meditation instruction via video twice a week. It is free. Currently, close to 10000 people practice meditation together via the OHP.

Piver has written for Body and Soul, SELF, Oprah magazine, Buddhadharma, and the Shambhala Sun and is regularly featured in the media, including appearances on Oprah, Today, The Tyra Banks show, CNN, and in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Money, and others.

For more information, visit susanpiver.com.

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By John G. Tomlinson on January 28, 2008
Format: Hardcover
This book is more helpful for people dealing with family issues when trying to plan long-term care. It was not very helpful for me as I had gained similar information already from other books that also including practical information about planning long-term care. It really is just a list of questions with a brief intro to each topic. Given the inexpensive price, I do not regret buying it, but I only got one or two ideas from it.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By C. Reed on April 9, 2007
Format: Hardcover
Great starting place for difficult discussions. Many topics that one doesn't always think to ask about.
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15 of 22 people found the following review helpful By Tess Harding on October 14, 2004
Format: Hardcover
Susan Piver provides a great service to all of us--especially Baby Boomers who now must face life's great challenge: the death of parents--and eventually ourselves.

Piver's previous books seem like a natural lead-in to this her newest book. She shows us how to face the facts of life--and death--with integrity and wisdom.

An important book to have--and share with friends and family.
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Have not finished it as yet but appears to have the information I was looking for. Very good suggestions throughout the book!
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[ASIN:B0007XWMXI The Hard Questions For Adult Children And Their Aging Parents: 100 Essential Questions For Facing The Future Together, with Courage and Compassion]

Excellent resource! I'm going to order additional copies for use as Executive Director of Colonial Oaks Retirement Community.
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