|About the Book|
DEATH TALES: From the Land of the Living & The Shadows of the Dying is acollection of true tales of people who have visited the brink of death and returned to tell others about it. In som cases, it has been a near-death experience while in othersMoreDEATH TALES: From the Land of the Living & The Shadows of the Dying is acollection of true tales of people who have visited the brink of death and returned to tell others about it. In som cases, it has been a near-death experience while in others it is the road traveled as the prospect of death looms before them. A few select tales are from those who have passed over and have found a way to explain the experience to a loved one. These are left to the reader to accept or reject.Part II of The Tales (From the Shadows of the Living) are of people diognosed with Alzheimers Disease, referred to herein as Alzpersons. All stories have been related to the author as true or have been observed by the author.Interspersed with the Tales is some of the authors thoughts, and those of other famous writers on the subject, on Life and the Dying Process.Below is a listing of the contents of DEATH TALES:PrologueCycle of Life – A PoemIntroductionUnfinished Business –Peter’s ExperienceAlong Life’s HighwayChange: The Essence of the Life ExperienceLife Through StagesThoughts on DyingHarvey & Doug: A Story of Two MenDesperation: The Soul’s Cry for Help – A Story of SuicideSandy’s Widow – A Sensitive Story of RemembranceAnd This I KnowTricia – A Tale of Making AmendsLife is for the Living – Mike’s Story of Crossing into the AfterLifeAnna: A Karmic ExperienceBridging the Generations: Gone But Not ForgottonPart IIAlzpersons: Living in the Shadows of the DyingA Mother’s Diary – A Story of One w/ Early Alzheimer’s DiseaseThe Support Group – One Person’s ExperienceLost Baby – Who Would Have KnownRoad Trip: Part I – To Be ContinuedTales of Dementia in YesteryearPearl Watts – A Daughter IntervenesPostscriptNora & Ron Ratliff – An Interview w/Nora/the CaregiverPostscriptDecisions! Decisions! - Continuation of Road Trip – Part IIConcluding ThoughtsABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lois Wilmoth-Bennett, PhD is a former Ohio psychologist now living in Florida who has turned to writing and editing novels. Her novels include: Taylor Shaye: Past Life Experiences, writing as Taylor Shaye- Deadly Visions, & Essays: On Living with Alzheimers Disease: The First Twelve Months. She also reviews books for the New York Journal of Books. Her reviews can be found at: www.nyjournalofbooks.com.