Derek Humphry





Derek Humphry


Born
in Bath, The United Kingdom
April 29, 1930

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Death and dying, euthanasia


Derek Humphry is a British-born American journalist, author and principal founder in 1980 of the Hemlock Society USA and past president of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies, both of which support the notion of decriminalization of voluntary euthanasia. He is the author of Jean's Way and the bestseller Final Exit; he is also the president of the Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization and adviser to the Final Exit Network. He lives in Junction City, Oregon.

Average rating: 3.79 · 646 ratings · 72 reviews · 21 distinct worksSimilar authors
Final Exit: The Practicalit...

3.81 avg rating — 537 ratings — published 1991 — 12 editions
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Jean's Way

3.78 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1984 — 7 editions
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Dying with Dignity: Underst...

3.57 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
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The Right To Die: Understan...

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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Freedom to Die: People, Pol...

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3.58 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Let Me Die Before I Wake: H...

3.54 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1981 — 4 editions
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Lawful Exit: The Limits of ...

4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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Let Me Die Before I Wake & ...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Supplement to Final Exit

3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2000
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Good Life, Good Death: Memo...

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