Forget manuels for cars and computers, death is the big event you really need to be clued up for and there's just no excuse for slacking. "Death - A User's Guide" is a one-step stop shop about death and beyond. This book also presents: the history of death, the physiology of death, death in literature and art, suicide, superstitions, near death experiences, the language of death, the rituals of death, secrets of the undertaker, the afterlife, reincarnation, famous last words, bizarre burials, amusing epitaphs, strange ways to die, and enough curious facts and figures to bury a man.
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Tom Hickman is a full-time writer and journalist now living on the Sussex coast. His other books include What Did You Do In The War, Auntie? the story of the BBC during WWII and The Sexual Century, a Carlton TV series.
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Book Description Ebury Press, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Shipped from the UK within 2 business days of order being placed. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000010871
Book Description Ebury Press, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091885698
Book Description Ebury Press, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-133-89-2453002