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Smoke gets in your eyes : and other lessons from the crematory / Caitlin Doughty.

Doughty, Caitlin, (author.).


The blogger behind the popular Web series Ask a Mortician describes her experiences working at a crematory, including how she sometimes got ashes on her clothes and how she cared for bodies of all shapes and sizes.

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  • ISBN: 9780393240238
  • ISBN: 0393240231
  • Physical Description: x, 254 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, c2014.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Shaving Byron -- Puppy surprise -- The thud -- Toothpicks in Jell-O -- Push the button -- Pink cocktail -- Demon babies -- Direct disposal -- Unnatural natural -- Alas, poor Yorick -- Eros and thanatos -- Bubblating -- Ghusl -- Solo witness -- The redwoods -- Deth skool -- Body van -- The art of dying -- Prodigal daughter.
Subject: Doughty, Caitlin.
Undertakers and undertaking > United States > Biography.
Undertakers and undertaking > Anecdotes.

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Coldwater Branch 363.75 DOU (Text) 35401424940624 Non-Fiction Available -

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