Resting Places: The Burial Sites of Over 10, 000 Famous Persons

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This massive reference work alphabetically lists more than 10,000 well-known people from film, theater, radio and television as well as all varieties of music, sports, history, government, crime and popular culture. More than 3,000 entries are new to this edition. Each entry provides birth and death dates, a summary of the subject's life and claim to fame, and the location of the person's final resting place. Entries often include the exact location of a celebrity's grave within a cemetery as well as places of cremation and sites where ashes were scattered. Source information is provided. Replacement volumes can be obtained individually under ISBN 0-7864-3085-0 (for Volume 1) and ISBN 0-7864-3086-9 (for Volume 2).

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Historian Scott Wilson has written articles for or contributed to Classic Images, The Freedonia Gazette, High Performance Review and has done interviews for Midnight Marquee, The Toronto Star, The Indianapolis Star and other publications. He lives in Richmond, Indiana.

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