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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons From the Crematory

Caitlin Doughty
Format
Book
Published
New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2014]
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780393240238, 0393240231
Summary
The blogger behind the popular Web series Ask a Mortician describes her experiences working at a crematory, including how she sometimes got ashes on her clothes and how she cared for bodies of all shapes and sizes.
Contents
  • Shaving Byron
  • Puppy surprise
  • The thud
  • Toothpicks in Jell-O
  • Push the button
  • Pink cocktail
  • Demon babies
  • Direct disposal
  • Unnatural natural
  • Alas, poor Yorick
  • Eros and Thanatos
  • Bubblating
  • Ghusl
  • Solo witness
  • The redwoods
  • Deth skool
  • Body van
  • The art of dying
  • Prodigal daughter.
Description
x, 254 pages ; 22 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-254).
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