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This is a difficult topic, but one that most of us will have to face at some point.
I recommend the book to anyone interested in reading an interesting story and, of course, to anyone who has a special interest in end of life issues.
The operative word in Clift's work is "juxtaposition" - the dignity with which Brazaitis spends his final days vs. how Terry Schiavo spends hers.
I found Eleanor's book to be a very emotional and poignant story. She points out the struggles we have as a society and individually of dealing with end-of-life issues and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by PDM
This book was horrendous on many levels. Most shocking was the heartless and callous manner in which the author treated a dying husband. Read morePublished on January 29, 2011 by havana
Her husband was ill and dying around the same time as the Terry Schiavo media circus. As a grieving wife, she has an interesting perspecitive on the political and social... Read morePublished on November 22, 2008 by A. Murphy
I read excerpts of Eleanor Clift's "Two Weeks of Like" in Newsweek, where she's been a contributor for a number of years. Read morePublished on May 17, 2008 by Andy Orrock
Eleanor Clift weaves personal revelations, interesting sidebars and her keen political insight from beginning to end in this engrossing memoir--it is a valuable tool for anyone... Read morePublished on May 10, 2008 by Bobbie Brinegar
Eleanor Clift has written a very thought-provoking book about her husband's death from cancer and its contrast with the very public controversy about Terri Schiavo's life and death... Read morePublished on May 10, 2008 by Suzanne H. Rodgers