Where are They Buried?: How Did They Die?
Black Dog & Leventhal, 2003 - Всего страниц: 560
This enlightening and browsable guide features more than 500 profiles of the lives, deaths, and final resting places of our most influential figures from sports, music, film, television, literature, and politics.
This unparalleled compilation of profiles of the deceased--from Abbott & Costello to Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, from Arthur Ashe to Andy Warhol--offers all of the pertinent details on their lives, deaths, and grave sites, providing a pop-cultural road map for anyone fascinated by celebrity, history, and travel. Listings include Mark Twain, Sonny Bono, Dr. Seuss, Salvador Dali, Mickey Mantle, Marvin Gaye, Jimi Hendrix, Ingrid Bergman, William Shakespeare, Andy Kaufman, Bob Crane, Louis Armstrong, Walt Disney, Errol Flynn, Al Capone, Ella Fitzgerald, Mae West, Gertude Stein, and hundreds more.
Fifty photos and a number of informative sidebars (on such topics as how to find the grave of anyone you choose) round out this entertaining look at the permanent addresses of our most significant late citizens. And each listing offers concise directions to both the cemetery and the grave itself, an added benefit for tombstone travelers.
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LibraryThing ReviewПользовательский отзыв - DebPogue - LibraryThing
This was a great read! The author's travels and investigations are interesting to read. I think my overwhelming impression was "Wow, a whole lot of well-known folks have died since I was born ... Читать весь отзыв
Very good bookПользовательский отзыв - halfpint1124 - Overstock.com
I bought this book off of a recommendation from Twitter..anyone interested in history and celebrities is going to really like this book Читать весь отзыв