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Round-Trip to Deadsville: A Year in the Funeral Underground

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Book News Annotation:

Matson, a pond designer and author of six books, sets out to confront the demons of death and the denizens of the funeral trade. Deciding to build his own coffin, he heads out on the road to learn how to go about it. Along the way he meets an unforgettable cabal of characters who populate the funeral underground, and learns why the living always get the last word. The book is not indexed.
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Synopsis:

When it hit him that he wouldn't live forever, Matson decided to build his own coffin and set out on the road, where he encountered an cabal of mysterious characters who populate the funeral underground: a gravedigger, undertaker, organist, florist and cremator. His memoir takes readers on a tour of the Big Question of death, offering both chills and laughs along the way. Photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781890132170
Subtitle:
A Year in the Funeral Underground
Author:
Matson, Tim
Publisher:
Chelsea Green Publishing Company
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Death & Dying
Subject:
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Subject:
Regional Subjects - New England
Publication Date:
October 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
220
Dimensions:
9.25x6.24x.62 in. .89 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , When it hit him that he wouldn't live forever, Matson decided to build his own coffin and set out on the road, where he encountered an cabal of mysterious characters who populate the funeral underground: a gravedigger, undertaker, organist, florist and cremator. His memoir takes readers on a tour of the Big Question of death, offering both chills and laughs along the way. Photos.
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