• The Household Guide to Dying

  • By: Debra Adelaide
  • Narrated by: Heather Bolton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 12-04-08
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.7 (19 ratings)

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Editorial Reviews

A moving, funny novel about a Type-A advice columnist dying of cancer and determined to go out in the best way possible, whether that means asking her children to color her casket or finding her husband a new wife. As an author, she's even writing a book about the experience: The Household Guide to Dying. This is a listen filled with memorable moments, vivid imagery, and important messages about the end of life, which performer Heather Bolton narrates with delicacy and sensitivity.
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Publisher's Summary

One of the biggest selling titles of the year, now available in audio. A very special read that is guaranteed to make you laugh and cry. When Delia Bennet - author and domestic advice columnist - is diagnosed with cancer, she knows it's time to get her house in order. Fresh, witty, deeply moving - and a celebration of love, family and that place we call home - this unforgettable story will surprise and delight the reader until the very last page.
©2008 Debra Adelaide (P)2008 Bolinda Publishing
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Critic Reviews

" The Household Guide to Dying ticks all the boxes ... moving yet witty ... extraordinarily uplifting." ( The Courier-Mail)
"[Debra Adelaide] has deftly brought this story to life in an entertaining and highly original way." ( Bookseller & Publisher).
" The Household Guide to Dying [leaves] you feeling enriched, uplifted and very glad indeed that you read it." ( The Australian Women's Weekly)
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5 out of 5 stars
By LeahH on 10-24-09

One of my favourite books ever!

This is such a lovely story, it is totally heartwarming and very worth the listen.

Highly recommended

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