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Author Ziegler, Deborah, 1956- author.

Title Wild and precious life / Deborah Ziegler.

Publication Info. New York : Emily Bestler Books/Atria, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Maynard,B ZIE    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Emily Bestler Books/Atria hardcover edition.
Description xiii, 331 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Preface -- Part One: Catastrophe -- Foreboding -- Bad News -- Willful Child -- Not on the Same Page -- The Two of Us -- Promises -- Sweet Pea -- Craniotomy -- Part Two: Renunciation -- Denial -- Middle Years -- Recovery -- High School Hell -- Bad Mother -- Spreading Wings -- It Can Always Get Worse -- Part Three: Epiphany -- First Love -- No Cake for You -- Berkeley Girl -- Living in the Moment in Alaska -- Changing Her Mind (A Woman's Prerogative) -- Making a Nest to Die In -- Playing House -- Love You Hate You -- Free Bird -- Pre-Grief Is a Nasty Bitch -- Mountain Climbing and a Wedding -- Twenty-Nine Years -- Married Lady -- I Want Her Back -- Dust to Dust -- Epilogue: Machu Picchu -- Acknowledgments.
Summary "Written by Deborah Ziegler, the mother of Brittany Maynard--a twenty-nine-year-old woman with a terminal brain tumor--this touching and beautiful memoir captures and celebrates her daughter's spirit and the mostly untold story of Brittany's last year of life as she chose her right to die with dignity, a journey that inspired millions,"
Subject Maynard, Brittany.
Brain -- Cancer -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
Assisted suicide -- United States -- Biography.
Right to die -- United States.
Ziegler, Deborah, 1956-
Mothers and daughters -- Biography.
ISBN 9781501128516 (hardback)
1501128515 (hardback)
9781501128523 (trade paperback)
1501128523 (trade paperback)

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