Preface Introduction My Father An Old Acquaintance Forgiveness They Still Have Something To Tell Us A Pilgrimage Dignity Ave Maria The Wait The Son First Love Live the Present The Butcher The Granddaughter A Friend The Family Doctor The Mother Epilogue Appendix: Palliative Care and End-of-Life Legislation Italy Belgium France United Kingdom United States of America Canada Ireland Australia New Zealand South Africa Bibliography Notes
ATTILIO STAJANO works as a volunteer at the palliative care ward of a Brussels hospital. He has been an industrial researcher at IBM, administrator of research programmes on Information Technology at the European Commission, university professor on Industrial EU Research for Competitiveness in Bologna and at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA, and European Union Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, PA. His website is www.stajano.org.
'A compelling narrative about care and people in the face of death. Written with grace and insight, this should be essential reading for anyone concerned about end of life care in the modern world.' - David Clark, Wellcome Trust Investigator, University of Glasgow