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Description - The Private Worlds of Dying Children by Myra Bluebond-Langner

"The death of a child," writes Myra Bluebond-Langner, "poignantly underlines the impact of social and cultural factors on the way that we die and the way that we permit others to die." In a moving drama constructed from her observations of leukemic children, aged three to nine, in a hospital ward, she shows how the children come to know they are dying, how and why they attempt to conceal this knowledge from their parents and the medical staff, and how these adults in turn try to conceal from the children their awareness of the child's impending death.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691028200
ISBN-10: 0691028206
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1980
Country of Publication: United States

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