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By Sushila Blackman

In a society within which the very fact of demise is obscured through worry and denial, we're in dire want of lecturers who can exhibit us tips to go away this international with grace and dignity, and to put demise in its precise point of view. sleek Exits deals such counsel within the type of 108 tales recounting the ways that Hindu, Tibetan, and Zen Buddhist masters, either historic and sleek, have faced their very own deaths. through at once providing the grace, readability, or even humor with which nice religious lecturers have met the top in their days, it presents suggestion and nourishment to an individual really enthusiastic about the primary problems with lifestyles and dying.

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And Patti van Patten for the last six years of love and support. To my dad, who I know is watching over and inspiring me. To all of my sisters, brothers, nieces, and nephews for making my life so interesting and full. Thank you to Bill and Lee Bell for starting my career in daytime television, and to Bradley Bell for continuing it. To all the actors, crews, and production people who have given me so much personally and so much to draw from over the years! To Bob Randisi for helping me learn the ropes of writing a novel and for being so encouraging .

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