My Son, My Sorrow
The Tragic Tale of Dr. Kevorkian's Youngest Patient
by Carol Loving
Carol Loving's son Nick went from athletic and high-spirited to debilitated and depressed within two years of being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease. In this short period, Nick became unable to walk, feed himself or speak clearly. Nick begged his mother to help him die. Reaching the most heart-wrenching decision she would ever have to make, Carol turned to Dr. Jack Kevorkian for help. Carol Loving offers a unique view of physician-assisted suicide as well as a glimpse of the personal side of Kevorkian, never revealed in the media barrage that surrounds him.
My Son, My Sorrow is an eloquent contribution to the debate over "the right to die" which only someone who has lived through the experience with a loved one can provide.
"A call for the legalization of merciful euthanasia...
This book adds an important voice to the debate on [physician assisted
— Publishers Weekly
*A McNaughton Book
A New Horizon Press Release
6 x 9, 304 pages
LC# 97-66563 world rights
ISBN: 0-88282-161-X (hc), $22.95