Staring at the sun : overcoming the terror of death: overcoming the terror of death
(eAudiobook)

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Published:
[United States] : Blackstone Publishing, 2008.
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eAudiobook
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Unabridged.
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9781982433741 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 1982433744 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 41 min.)) : digital.
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Available Online
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Irvin D. Yalom is an author whose bestselling trade books and novels tell compelling, dramatic, and illuminating stories with which readers can identify. At 74, Yalom has penned a book that is the climax of his lifework, focusing on the universal human issues of mortality and death. He suggests that what he calls the "awakening experience" can help us acknowledge, accept, and utilize our fear of death in a very positive manner. Such an awakening experience can be as simple as a dream, or quick as a sudden insight. It is often a loss, a trauma, or just plain aging that can prompt an awakening experience that is a turning point for a more meaningful life. He discusses how people can make lasting changes in their lives, rearrange their priorities, communicate more deeply with those they love, eliminate interpersonal fears of rejection, and increase a willingness to take risks for personal fulfillment and a life filled with love.

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Read by Gregory Gorton.
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Irvin D. Yalom is an author whose bestselling trade books and novels tell compelling, dramatic, and illuminating stories with which readers can identify. At 74, Yalom has penned a book that is the climax of his lifework, focusing on the universal human issues of mortality and death. He suggests that what he calls the "awakening experience" can help us acknowledge, accept, and utilize our fear of death in a very positive manner. Such an awakening experience can be as simple as a dream, or quick as a sudden insight. It is often a loss, a trauma, or just plain aging that can prompt an awakening experience that is a turning point for a more meaningful life. He discusses how people can make lasting changes in their lives, rearrange their priorities, communicate more deeply with those they love, eliminate interpersonal fears of rejection, and increase a willingness to take risks for personal fulfillment and a life filled with love.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Yalom, I. D., & Gorton, G. (2008). Staring at the sun: overcoming the terror of death. Unabridged. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Yalom, Irvin D., 1931- and Gregory. Gorton. 2008. Staring At the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Yalom, Irvin D., 1931- and Gregory. Gorton, Staring At the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Yalom, Irvin D., and Gregory Gorton. Staring At the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death. Unabridged. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing, 2008.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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