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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

littleredperson, May 8, 2007

this small book was such an interestingly good and entertaining read! I picked it up from my local library and simply couldn't put it down until finished. It covers a very extensive range of topics all relating to dignified [or not] disposal of the body after death, and Ms Powell has certainly explored most avenues - and had doors opened to her by committed and dedicated individuals or organisations. She's delved through history looking at the dignified and garish; at the beginnings of medical science and its development; at traditional as well as new environmentally conscientous methods of funerary disposal. It bring you to focus on what you definitely WOULD like - just as much as ways and means you wouldn't wish to be disposed of - after life... at last there is a menu of choice!
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