Book Description

About the Author DEREK HUMPHRY is a journalist and author of 14 books over the last 40 years. The last 7 have been on the euthanasia/right-to-die issue. Best known is 'Final Exit' which has been translated into 12 major languages, was a NY Times bestseller in l991, and in the updated l997 edition (Dell paperback) sells consistent numbers every year, serving a need of the terminally ill who want to know their 'escape routes' if pain and indignity grows intolerable. Humphry was a staff writer for the London Daily Mail, the London Sunday Times, and the Los Angeles Times, before founding, in l980, the Hemlock Society, which he built into a national organization. He is currently president of the Euthanasia Research and Guidance Organzation (ERGO) and edits the newsletter of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies. Read more