Title Cemetery Stories: Haunted Graveyards, Embalming Secrets, and the Life of a Corpse After Death
Book Condition 256 pages, 5 1/4 x 8, paperback, Harper Collins
Publisher Harper Collins 2001
006018518X / 9780060185183
Seller ID 185183HC
Never look at a grave the same way again
Admit it: You're fascinated by cemeteries. We all die, and for most of us, a cemetery is our final resting place. But how many people really know what goes on inside, around, and beyond them?
Enter the world of the dead as Katherine Ramsland talks to mortuary assistants, gravediggers, funeral home owners, and more, and find out about:
Stitching and cosmetic secrets used on mutilated bodies
Embalmers who do more than just embalm
The rising popularity of cremation art
Ghosts that infest graveyards everywhere
If you've ever scoffed at the high price of burying the dead, or ever wondered how your loved ones are handled when they die, or simply stared at tombstones with morbid fascination, then take a trip with Katherine Ramsland and learn about the booming industry -- and strange tales -- that surround cemeteries everywhere.
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