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David is a licensed funeral director and embalmer and has worked in the death care industry for over thirty years. He has written both magazine and newspaper articles on the subjects of death, grieving and healing after loss. He is also a public speaker and has shared his educational insights on the industry, death, dying and moving forward from the loss of a loved one. He graduated from The San Francisco College of Mortuary Science and also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from The University of Utah. David and his wife reside in the Midwest. They have seven children and four grandchildren. Throughout David's experiences as a mortician, he has learned to treasure living as a tremendous gift of adventure, growth and self discovery.
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Sending People to Heaven
The Undertaker
by David John Cook

Overview


Sending People To Heaven – The Undertaker pulls back the curtain on the extraordinary life of John, a licensed mortician working within the unseen world of caring for the dead… and the living. Go behind the scenes and experience the profoundly serious and, at times, amusing interactions John has with his staff as they unite in handling the preparation of the dead, and serving the grieving families left behind. John's journey reveals the touching and very delicate nature of his profession, unfolding the challenges, frustrations and pain that often haunt him as he strives to balance a demanding career with his personal life. Woven within the chapters are tender stories of tragic grief and loss, often heart-wrenching and shocking as families face the raw reality of death. Sending People To Heaven – The Undertaker will take you on a journey of life and death, shock and denial, anger and guilt, bargaining and acceptance… and finally, remembering.
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Sending People To Heaven – The Undertaker pulls back the curtain on the extraordinary life of John, a licensed mortician working within the unseen world of caring for the dead… and the living. Go behind the scenes and experience the profoundly serious and, at times, amusing interactions John has with his staff as they unite in handling the preparation of the dead, and serving the grieving families left behind. John's journey reveals the touching and very delicate nature of his profession, unfolding the challenges, frustrations and pain that often haunt him as he strives to balance a demanding career with his personal life. Woven within the chapters are tender stories of tragic grief and loss, often heart-wrenching and shocking as families face the raw reality of death. Sending People To Heaven – The Undertaker will take you on a journey of life and death, shock and denial, anger and guilt, bargaining and acceptance… and finally, remembering.
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Overview


Sending People To Heaven – The Undertaker pulls back the curtain on the extraordinary life of John, a licensed mortician working within the unseen world of caring for the dead… and the living. Go behind the scenes and experience the profoundly serious and, at times, amusing interactions John has with his staff as they unite in handling the preparation of the dead, and serving the grieving families left behind. John's journey reveals the touching and very delicate nature of his profession, unfolding the challenges, frustrations and pain that often haunt him as he strives to balance a demanding career with his personal life. Woven within the chapters are tender stories of tragic grief and loss, often heart-wrenching and shocking as families face the raw reality of death. Sending People To Heaven – The Undertaker will take you on a journey of life and death, shock and denial, anger and guilt, bargaining and acceptance… and finally, remembering.

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Description


Sending People To Heaven – The Undertaker pulls back the curtain on the extraordinary life of John, a licensed mortician working within the unseen world of caring for the dead… and the living. Go behind the scenes and experience the profoundly serious and, at times, amusing interactions John has with his staff as they unite in handling the preparation of the dead, and serving the grieving families left behind. John's journey reveals the touching and very delicate nature of his profession, unfolding the challenges, frustrations and pain that often haunt him as he strives to balance a demanding career with his personal life. Woven within the chapters are tender stories of tragic grief and loss, often heart-wrenching and shocking as families face the raw reality of death. Sending People To Heaven – The Undertaker will take you on a journey of life and death, shock and denial, anger and guilt, bargaining and acceptance… and finally, remembering.

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Book details

Genre:FICTION

Subgenre:General

Language:English

Series title:Sending People To Heaven

Series Number:1

Pages:278

Format:Hardcover

Hardcover ISBN:9781667863016


Overview


Sending People To Heaven – The Undertaker pulls back the curtain on the extraordinary life of John, a licensed mortician working within the unseen world of caring for the dead… and the living. Go behind the scenes and experience the profoundly serious and, at times, amusing interactions John has with his staff as they unite in handling the preparation of the dead, and serving the grieving families left behind. John's journey reveals the touching and very delicate nature of his profession, unfolding the challenges, frustrations and pain that often haunt him as he strives to balance a demanding career with his personal life. Woven within the chapters are tender stories of tragic grief and loss, often heart-wrenching and shocking as families face the raw reality of death. Sending People To Heaven – The Undertaker will take you on a journey of life and death, shock and denial, anger and guilt, bargaining and acceptance… and finally, remembering.

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Description


Sending People To Heaven – The Undertaker pulls back the curtain on the extraordinary life of John, a licensed mortician working within the unseen world of caring for the dead… and the living. Go behind the scenes and experience the profoundly serious and, at times, amusing interactions John has with his staff as they unite in handling the preparation of the dead, and serving the grieving families left behind. John's journey reveals the touching and very delicate nature of his profession, unfolding the challenges, frustrations and pain that often haunt him as he strives to balance a demanding career with his personal life. Woven within the chapters are tender stories of tragic grief and loss, often heart-wrenching and shocking as families face the raw reality of death. Sending People To Heaven – The Undertaker will take you on a journey of life and death, shock and denial, anger and guilt, bargaining and acceptance… and finally, remembering.

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About the author


David is a licensed funeral director and embalmer and has worked in the death care industry for over thirty years. He has written both magazine and newspaper articles on the subjects of death, grieving and healing after loss. He is also a public speaker and has shared his educational insights on the industry, death, dying and moving forward from the loss of a loved one. He graduated from The San Francisco College of Mortuary Science and also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from The University of Utah. David and his wife reside in the Midwest. They have seven children and four grandchildren. Throughout David's experiences as a mortician, he has learned to treasure living as a tremendous gift of adventure, growth and self discovery.

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