Author John Abraham, an Episcopal priest and thanatologist, is a nationally recognized expert on death education and leader of the Arizona affiliate of Final Exit Network. The book has won high praise from leaders of the right-to-die movement (including Derek Humphrey, author of Final Exit), and experts on grief therapy (including Rabbi Earl Grollman, author of When a Loved One has Died). For more information or to place an order, CLICK HERE to go to our book ordering page.

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What is Upper Access? Our niche is a broad one: nonfiction books to improve the quality of life. We are a traditional, royalty-paying publisher, but on a tiny scale, usually issuing only handful of new titles per year. Unlike most


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  • NY Times Book Review
    Our most recent title, How to Get the Death You Want, got very nice coverage in the NY Times Book Review, in an article listing six new books on the […]
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