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

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

Label
Death : an oral history
Title
Death
Title remainder
an oral history
Statement of responsibility
Casey Jarman ; with illustrations by Brooke Weeber
Creator
Contributor
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jarman, M. Casey
Dewey number
306.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1073
LC item number
.J38 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Weeber, Brooke
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Death
  • Death
  • Death care industry
  • Anecdotes
Label
Death : an oral history, Casey Jarman ; with illustrations by Brooke Weeber
Instantiates
Publication
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 -- Acknowledgments
Control code
sky283657168
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9781942186120
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016046210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
ab 11/16
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Death : an oral history, Casey Jarman ; with illustrations by Brooke Weeber
Publication
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 -- Acknowledgments
Control code
sky283657168
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9781942186120
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016046210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
ab 11/16
Other physical details
illustrations

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