Dead Ends: An Irreverent Field Guide to the Graves of the Famous

Dead Ends An Irreverent Field Guide to the Graves of the Famous Thousands of people visit Parisian cemeteries to see the gravesites of Jim Morrison and Gertrude Stein and the same can be said of California cemeteries With entries of notables ranging from Abra

  • Title: Dead Ends: An Irreverent Field Guide to the Graves of the Famous
  • Author: David Cross Robert Bent
  • ISBN: 9780452266797
  • Page: 301
  • Format: Paperback
  • Thousands of people visit Parisian cemeteries to see the gravesites of Jim Morrison and Gertrude Stein, and the same can be said of California cemeteries With 500 entries of notables ranging from Abraham Lincoln to Abbie Hoffman, this guide contains regional state by state, country by country listings of the final resting places of celebrities.

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    1. This is a great idea, though poorly executed. The concept of this book came to the authors when they visited the grave of Gertrude Stein and Alice Toklas in Paris, where they had a religious experience. They hoped this book would “encourage readers to discover the joys of pilgrimage.” Unfortunately, while they may name the cemetery where the object of pilgrimage waits, they don’t provide burial ground addresses. Also absent were actual birth and death dates, so you could time your pilgrima [...]

    2. not a book for the death scholar (is there such a thing?) but for the mildly curious about where people are buried and little snippets of their lives it's ok - just ok. bathroom book - which is to say good for curious mindless fun.

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