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The Denial of Death (Free Press Paperback) Paperback – 8 May 1997

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  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd; New Ed edition (8 May 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0684832402
  • ISBN-13: 978-0684832401
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 2 x 21.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 575,254 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"New York Times Book Review"

...a brave work of electrifying intelligence and passion, optimistic and revolutionary, destined to endure...



"The Chicago Sun-Times"

It is hard to overestimate the importance of this book; Becker succeeds brilliantly in what he sets out to do, and the effort was necessary.



"Albuquerque Journal Book Review"

...to read it is to know the delight inherent in the unfolding of a mind grasping at new possibilities and forming a new synthesis. "The Denial of Death" is a great book -- one of the few great books of the 20th or any other century.



Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D.

Author of "On Death And Dying"

It puts together what others have torn to pieces and rendered useless. It is one of those rare masterpieces that will stimulate your thoughts, your intellectual curiosity, and last but not least, your soul...



"New York Times Book Review,.".a brave work of electrifying intelligence and passion, optimistic and revolutionary, destined to endure...

"The Chicago Sun-Times"It is hard to overestimate the importance of this book; Becker succeeds brilliantly in what he sets out to do, and the effort was necessary.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D.Author of "On Death And Dying"It puts together what others have torn to pieces and rendered useless. It is one of those rare masterpieces that will stimulate your thoughts, your intellectual curiosity, and last but not least, your soul...

"Albuquerque Journal Book Review,.".to read it is to know the delight inherent in the unfolding of a mind grasping at new possibilities and forming a new synthesis. "The Denial of Death" is a great book -- one of the few great books of the 20th or any other century.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D. Author of "On Death And Dying" It puts together what others have torn to pieces and rendered useless. It is one of those rare masterpieces that will stimulate your thoughts, your intellectual curiosity, and last but not least, your soul...

"The Chicago Sun-Times" It is hard to overestimate the importance of this book; Becker succeeds brilliantly in what he sets out to do, and the effort was necessary.

"Albuquerque Journal Book Review" ...to read it is to know the delight inherent in the unfolding of a mind grasping at new possibilities and forming a new synthesis. "The Denial of Death" is a great book -- one of the few great books of the 20th or any other century.

"New York Times Book Review" ...a brave work of electrifying intelligence and passion, optimistic and revolutionary, destined to endure...

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D. Author of On Death And Dying It puts together what others have torn to pieces and rendered useless. It is one of those rare masterpieces that will stimulate your thoughts, your intellectual curiosity, and last but not least, your soul...

New York Times Book Review ...a brave work of electrifying intelligence and passion, optimistic and revolutionary, destined to endure...

Albuquerque Journal Book Review ...to read it is to know the delight inherent in the unfolding of a mind grasping at new possibilities and forming a new synthesis. The Denial of Death is a great book -- one of the few great books of the 20th or any other century.

The Chicago Sun-Times It is hard to overestimate the importance of this book; Becker succeeds brilliantly in what he sets out to do, and the effort was necessary.

About the Author

Dr. Ernest Becker (1924-1974) taught at the University of California at Berkeley, San Francisco State College, and Simon Fraser University, Canada. He is survived by his wife, Marie, and a foundation that bears his name -- The Ernest Becker Foundation.


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