The little blue book: NPC's guide to analysing charities, for charities and fundersLittle Blue Books are a series of small staple-bound books published from through by the Haldeman-Julius Publishing Company of Girard, Kansas. They were extremely popular, and achieved a total of million booklets sold over the series' lifetime. Emanuel Haldeman-Julius , an atheist- Jew , socialist , and newspaper publisher, and his wife, Marcet , set out to publish small low price paperback pocketbooks that were intended to sweep the ranks of the working class as well as the "educated" class. Their goal was to get works of literature , a wide range of ideas, common sense knowledge and various points of view out to as large an audience as possible. The inspiration for the series were cheap cent paperback editions of various expired copyright classic works that Haldeman-Julius had purchased as a year-old the Ballad of Reading Gaol being especially enthralling. He wrote:.
The little blue book: NPC’s guide to analysing charities, for charities and funders
Neither does it, because it uses metaphoric language, ignore the spirituality of dying and death, of fearing and preparing for the last moments with a loved one. Or for the first moments without that loved one. What do you get besides the childlike drawing of a boat on the front cover and a nice poem on the inside? In simple, honest language Karnes shared what to expect when someone dies. Though most hospice professionals are aware of this book, it was never written for the hospice medical insider. Nearly all of us avoid talking about death. Nearly all of us, and rightly so, want to delay death as long as we can.