Cemetery Stories: Haunted Graveyards, Embalming Secrets, and the Life of a Corpse After Death

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A unique collection of anecdotes and oral histories about death. Beginning with the story of the death of her grandfather, the author weaves an intriguing history of death and its accompanying rituals. Among the anecdotes recounted in the book is the night Jim Morrison (supposedly) died, and why there is speculation that he lives. Famous death rituals including the Odon Festival of the Dead are to be found here as well as tales of mysterious graveside visitors, the stories of gravediggers and even reported sightings of so-called Hellhounds. Packed with engrossing, eerie and overwhelmingly fascinating tales, the strange and macabre are featured too - from the man who slept with his dead wife for five years before burying her, to tales of more organised necrophilia parties! The facts, practises, history and folklore collected in Cemetery Stories will appease the most curious among us who yearn to learn about this biological certainty.

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Book Description It Books. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 256 pages. Never look at a grave the same way again Admit it: Youre 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 themEnter 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 bodiesEmbalmers who do more than just embalmThe rising popularity of cremation artGhosts that infest graveyards everywhereIf youve 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. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9780060185183

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