Glimpsing Heaven

  • by Judy Bachrach
  • Narrated by Susan Boyce
  • 6 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

If you caught a glimpse of heaven, would you choose to comeback to life?
Investigative journalist Judy Bachrach has collectedaccounts of those who died and then returned to life with lucid, vivid memoriesof what occurred while they were dead, and the conclusions are astonishing.Clinical death - the moment when the heart stops beating and brain stem activityceases - is not necessarily the end of consciousness, as a number of doctors arenow beginning to concede. Hundreds of thousands of fascinating post-deathexperiences have been documented, and for many who have died and returned, lifeis forever changed.
These days, an increasing number of scientific researchersare turning their studies to people who have experienced what the author callsdeath travels - putting stock and credence in the sights, encounters, andexciting experiences reported by those who return from the dead. Throughinterviews with scores of these "death travelers," and with physicians, nurses,and scientists unraveling the mysteries of the afterlife, Bachrach redefinesthe meaning of both life and death. Glimpsing Heaven reveals both the uncertainty and the surprising joys of life after death.

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Well written and good Narration

I'm fascinated by the NDE. This book is written by someone who was very skeptical about the whole idea, but went to work in a Hospice, which started her on this journey of trying to find answers.. Also, her mother had dementia, and I assume she needed to be assured that there was something better waiting for her mom.. My parents both suffer from different forms of dementia, so I would guess that attracted me to this particular book. It's well worth the listen (or read).. Lots of fascinating stories as well as theories from professionals, both pro and con.. I've listen and read a number of NDE books.. some were just a little too religious for my taste, while others just felt true.. This is one of those true ones..
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- Karen "Karen of Northern Michigan"

Best "death experience" book I've read

Where does Glimpsing Heaven rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

In top 5.


What did you like best about this story?

The author having started out very skeptical and unenthused about her magazine assignment and ending up wanting to write the book.


Which character – as performed by Susan Boyce – was your favorite?

Excellent narration of all the characters.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

More than one.


Any additional comments?

I read most of this book a couple of times and ended up doing online research afterwards because it was so fascinating.

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- gr8hnd

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-02-2014
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.