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The Resource Death : an oral history, [compiled by] Casey Jarman ; with illustrations by Brooke Weeber

Death : an oral history, [compiled by] Casey Jarman ; with illustrations by Brooke Weeber

Label
Death : an oral history
Title
Death
Title remainder
an oral history
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Casey Jarman ; with illustrations by Brooke Weeber
Contributor
Compiler
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this illuminating collection of oral-history style interviews, Casey Jarman talks to a funeral industry watchdog about the (often shady) history of the death trade; he hears how songwriter David Bazan lost his faith while trying to hold on to his family; he learns about cartoonist Art Spiegelman using his college LSD trips to explain death to his children; and he gets to know his own grandparents, posthumously
Cataloging source
PNX
Dewey number
306.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jarman, M. Casey
  • Weeber, Brooke
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Death
  • Death
  • Death care industry
  • Death
  • Death care industry
Label
Death : an oral history, [compiled by] Casey Jarman ; with illustrations by Brooke Weeber
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / by the author -- Jana DeCristofaro : grief services coordinator -- Katrina Spade : founder of the Urban Death Project -- Gabriel DePiero : twin brother -- Loren Rhoads : former editor, Morbid Curiosity -- David Bazan : songwriter -- Wende Jarman : barber, author's mother -- Anna Urquhart : social worker, author's friend -- Katherine MacLean : psychedelic scientist -- Holly Pruett : life-cycle celebrant -- John Lay : raconteur, author's uncle -- Josh Slocum : comsumer rights advocate -- Kim Stacey : freelance writer -- Simon Critchley : philosopher -- Andre Coberly : hospice volunteer -- Teressa Raiford : community organizer -- Art Spiegelman : cartoonist -- Zach Wilson : video game designer -- Frank Thompson : former death row warden
Control code
ocn960935888
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9781942186120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)960935888
Label
Death : an oral history, [compiled by] Casey Jarman ; with illustrations by Brooke Weeber
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / by the author -- Jana DeCristofaro : grief services coordinator -- Katrina Spade : founder of the Urban Death Project -- Gabriel DePiero : twin brother -- Loren Rhoads : former editor, Morbid Curiosity -- David Bazan : songwriter -- Wende Jarman : barber, author's mother -- Anna Urquhart : social worker, author's friend -- Katherine MacLean : psychedelic scientist -- Holly Pruett : life-cycle celebrant -- John Lay : raconteur, author's uncle -- Josh Slocum : comsumer rights advocate -- Kim Stacey : freelance writer -- Simon Critchley : philosopher -- Andre Coberly : hospice volunteer -- Teressa Raiford : community organizer -- Art Spiegelman : cartoonist -- Zach Wilson : video game designer -- Frank Thompson : former death row warden
Control code
ocn960935888
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9781942186120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)960935888

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