‘The Death Law’ Posits Euthanizing Elderly to Save America its Money

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Claire Cole Curcio’s new novel penetrates current healthcare legislation

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Congress passes a law stating that those over 70 who are incapable of caring for themselves are to be euthanized. Jake, a journalist, investigates the effects of this new law, while Julia, a veteran congressional staffer, is determined to fight the law and save her parents who, under the “death law,” could be put to death. “The Death Law” (published by Archway Publishing) explores themes revolving around an aging population, healthcare and the cost of social security, as well as the right to die.

Author Claire Cole Curcio says she was inspired to write by the current controversy in Congress surrounding health care legislation in addition to an innate desire to help those who are in nursing homes in hopeless situations.

“The Death Law” juxtaposes its premise with pages brimming with facts; this provides the novel with a more tangible threat, centered in reality, and allows the reader to be captivated by the story while acquiring knowledge concerning American healthcare.

Curcio hopes her book will encourage readers to consider the current state of affairs and prepare for end-of-life decisions. More information is available at: http://www.clairecurcio.com/.

“The Death Law”
By Claire Cole Curcio
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 396 pages | ISBN 9781480822337
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 396 pages | ISBN 9781480822344
E-Book | 396 pages | ISBN 9781480822351
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Claire Cole Curcio is a professor emerita at Virginia Tech, a former English and math teacher and school counselor and a licensed professional counselor in Virginia. She and her partner, Selby McCash, a fellow writer, live in Fredericksburg, Va., and Outer Banks, N.C.

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