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The Resource The book of extraordinary deaths : true accounts of ill-fated lives, Cecilia Ruiz

The book of extraordinary deaths : true accounts of ill-fated lives, Cecilia Ruiz

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The book of extraordinary deaths : true accounts of ill-fated lives
Title
The book of extraordinary deaths
Title remainder
true accounts of ill-fated lives
Statement of responsibility
Cecilia Ruiz
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A welcome dose of dark humor for these dark times, from acclaimed illustrator Cecilia Ruiz. The Book of Extraordinary Deaths introduces readers to the bizarre demises of thinkers, writers, monarchs, artists, and notable nobodies throughout history. Beginning in the seventh century BC with the unusual death of Draco and journeying chronologically to the present day, Ruiz's playfully sinister giftbook illustrates and describes the infamous deaths of these unfortunate souls. From stories of the hot-air balloon duel that claimed a Frenchman's life to the fatal wardrobe malfunction of famed dancer Isadora Duncan, The Book of Extraordinary Deaths is a uniquely clever and gorgeously rendered meditation on life's ironies and mysteries. With Ruiz's witty descriptions and rich, captivating illustrations, her characters come to life on the page even as they shuffle off this mortal coil."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ruiz, Cecilia
Dewey number
  • 818/.607
  • 920.02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6268.D35
LC item number
R85 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • American wit and humor, Pictorial
  • HUMOR / Comic Strips & Cartoons
  • HUMOR / Trivia
  • REFERENCE / Curiosities & Wonders
  • American wit and humor, Pictorial
  • Death
Label
The book of extraordinary deaths : true accounts of ill-fated lives, Cecilia Ruiz
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
Control code
on1022206748
Dimensions
15 x 23 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780399184048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1022206748
Label
The book of extraordinary deaths : true accounts of ill-fated lives, Cecilia Ruiz
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
Control code
on1022206748
Dimensions
15 x 23 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780399184048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1022206748

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