After her fiancee's father died, Erica Buist became terrified of death itself. Afraid to venture outside and anxious about the other people she loved dying too, her life narrowed to an alarming degree. She resolved that once she was able to go out of the house, she would explore the ways people around the world helped themselves through loss and grief. How did they handle it? In trips around the globe, she faced her own fears and learned a little about death along the way.