From Publishers Weekly
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“A must read for anyone who plans on dying.” (Mary Roach, author of STIFF)
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A humored approach to a subject we all don't want to think about. The book gives us incite to what others do about death and burial. Really interesting to read.Published on December 12, 2013 by William Jones
A lighthearted look at how people are dealing with death and disposal. A true look at how americans are dealing with death and alternate types of disposal. Read morePublished on March 9, 2013 by George Johnson
I read about this book in an article (perhaps in the New York Times). I love reading about memorialization and other people's opinions of funeral directing/services. Read morePublished on December 26, 2012 by Chastity
This book provides a window into the wide variety of customs around death and funerals in the US. It is written with humor, yet is always respectful of the customs being discussed. Read morePublished on December 24, 2011 by Amanda Chris
I saw a blurb about this book in a genealogy newsletter I receive. Since I've already discovered the variety of grave stone "styles" and various ways cemeteries are arranged, I got... Read morePublished on September 19, 2011 by Nancy415
This isn't so much a book on trends as a compilation of exposes on the deathcare industry. There will always be new options for deathcare (or any kind of care, especially where... Read morePublished on January 2, 2009 by Aaauger
No longer do we just hold a wake, pick out a casket/urn or hold to those centuries old traditions brought over on the Mayflower. Read morePublished on October 20, 2008 by Elizabeth M.
As other reviewers have mentioned, this book will undoubtedly be compared with "Stiff" (Mary Roach praised this book and truth be told, that's why I decided to read it) and "The... Read morePublished on March 13, 2008 by Knowledge Contagion