Opening Heaven’s Door

Opening Heaven’s Door: What the Dying May be Trying to Tell us About Where They’re Going
New on audio in early 2021. Narrated by the author

Finalist for the BC National Book Award, 2014
Cited as most influential book of 2015 by George Saunders, Booker Prize-winning author of Lincoln In the Bardo

“Pearson has brought us something rare: a unique blend of gifted story-telling and exhaustive scientific research about dying, grief and spiritual connectivity. Opening Heaven’s Door leaves us enthralled that death’s mystery might be life’s solution.” Allan J. Hamilton, M.D., author of The Scalpel and The Soul

“A fascinating and candid analysis of the process of dying” Kirkus Reviews

“Remarkable…a rare thing: bringing journalistic rigour to an impossible question” Globe and Mail

“It is a message to us, the living, that the world is richer and stranger than we think.” National Post

Listen to Patricia’s interview on CBC’s Tapestry here: