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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

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Exploring our death rituals - and those of other cultures mortician Caitlin Doughty pleads the case for healthier attitudes around... Weiterlesen
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Exploring our death rituals - and those of other cultures mortician Caitlin Doughty pleads the case for healthier attitudes around death and dying. Full of bizarre encounters, gallows humour and vivid characters (both living and very dead), this illuminating account makes this otherwise terrifying subject inviting and fascinating.

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Unforgettable . . . a hilarious, poignant and impassioned plea to revolutionise our attitudes to death' Gavin Francis, Guardian From her first day at Westwind Cremation & Burial, twenty-three-year-old Caitlin Doughty threw herself into her curious new profession. Coming face-to-face with the very thing we go to great lengths to avoid thinking about, she started to wonder about the lives of those she cremated and the mourning families they left behind, and found herself confounded by people's erratic reactions to death. Exploring our death rituals - and those of other cultures - she pleads the case for healthier attitudes around death and dying. Full of bizarre encounters, gallows humour and vivid characters (both living and very dead), this illuminating account makes this otherwise terrifying subject inviting and fascinating.

Vorwort
The critically acclaimed account of Caitlin Doughty's first year working on the funerary frontlines

Autorentext
Caitlin Doughty was born and raised in Hawaii before gaining a degree in Medieval History from the University of Chicago. She currently lives in Los Angeles where she owns an alternative funeral home, Undertaking LA. She is the creator of the 'Ask a Mortician' web series, the founder of the death acceptance collective The Order of the Good Dead and co-founder of Death Salon.

Klappentext

Paperback edition of Doughty's memoir of her year working at Westwind Cremation & Burial. Explores our death rituals and pleads the case for healthier attitudes around death and dying. Full of bizarre encounters, vivid characters and gallows humour. 'Upbeat, brave and brilliantly, morbidly curious...' "Sunday Times"



Zusammenfassung

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

'Unforgettable . . . a hilarious, poignant and impassioned plea to revolutionise our attitudes to death' Gavin Francis, Guardian

From her first day at Westwind Cremation & Burial, twenty-three-year-old Caitlin Doughty threw herself into her curious new profession. Coming face-to-face with the very thing we go to great lengths to avoid thinking about, she started to wonder about the lives of those she cremated and the mourning families they left behind, and found herself confounded by people's erratic reactions to death. Exploring our death rituals - and those of other cultures - she pleads the case for healthier attitudes around death and dying. Full of bizarre encounters, gallows humour and vivid characters (both living and very dead), this illuminating account makes this otherwise terrifying subject inviting and fascinating.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Untertitel: And Other Lessons from the Crematorium
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EAN: 9781782111054
ISBN: 1782111050
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 254
Gewicht: 189g
Größe: H198mm x B128mm x T22mm
Jahr: 2016
Land: GB

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