The Whole Death Catalogue: Everything You'Ve Ever Wanted to Know About the Bitter end [Audiobook] download free by Harold Schechter

The Whole Death Catalogue: Everything You'Ve Ever Wanted to Know About the Bitter end Audiobook download free by Harold Schechter
  • Listen audiobook: The Whole Death Catalogue: Everything You'Ve Ever Wanted to Know About the Bitter end
  • Author: Harold Schechter
  • Release date: 2009/9/29
  • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE USA INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Funny Books and Stories
  • ISBN: 9780345499646
  • Rating: 8.68 of 10
  • Votes: 862
  • Review by: Griffin Smithson
  • Review rating: 9.31 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/24
  • Duration: 5H47M13S in 256 kbps (92.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-30
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA Lossless, MPEG4, MOD, WMA, MP3, FLAC, WAV, AIFF (compression RAR, ZIP, BZ2, RZ)
  • Total pages original book: 464
  • Includes a PDF summary of 54 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 41M39S (10.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: In the tradition of Mary Roach's bestselling Stiff and Jessica Mitford's classic exposé The American Way of Death comes this meticulously researched, refreshingly irreverent, and lavishly illustrated look at death from acclaimed author Harold Schechter. With his trademark fearlessness and bracing sense of humor, Schechter digs deep into a wealth of sources to unearth a treasure trove of surprising facts, amusing anecdotes, practical information, and timeless wisdom about that undiscovered country to which we will all one day travel. Topics include - Death anxiety-is your fear of death normal or off the scale? - You can't take it with you . . . or can you? Wacky wills and bizarre bequests- The hospice experience-going out in comfort and style- Deathbed and funeral etiquette-how to help the dying and mourn the dead with dignity- Death on demand-why the right-to-die movement may be the next big thing- 'Good-bye everybody'-famous last words- The embalmer's art-all dressed up and nowhere to go- Behind the scenes at your local funeral home- Alternative burial choices-from coral reefs to outer space From the cold, hard facts of death to lessons in the art of dying well, from what happens in the body's last living moments to what transpires in the ground or in the furnace, from near-death experiences to speculation on the afterlife, The Whole Death Catalog leaves no gravestone unturned.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Society & Culture: General, Funny Books & Stories, Sociology: Death & Dying, Coping With Death & Bereavement, Social Issues & Processes, Bibliographies, Catalogues, Discographies
  • Download servers: MEGA, Google Drive, CloudMe, Hotfile, Memopal, Mediafire, 4Shared, FreakShare. Compressed in RAR, ZIP, BZ2, RZ
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.01 USD
  • Dimensions: 187x235x22.86mm
  • Weight: 544.31g
  • Printed by: Ballantine Books Inc.
  • Published in: New York, United States

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