The Resource Remember me : a lively tour of the new American way of death, Lisa Takeuchi Cullen

Remember me : a lively tour of the new American way of death, Lisa Takeuchi Cullen

Label
Remember me : a lively tour of the new American way of death
Title
Remember me
Title remainder
a lively tour of the new American way of death
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Takeuchi Cullen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An irreverent study of the rites, rituals, and business of death in America examines an undertakers' convention in Nashville, unconventional containers for corpses, and a company that transforms human remains into diamonds
Cataloging source
DLC
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Cullen, Lisa Takeuchi
Dewey number
393/.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GT3205
LC item number
.C85 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • United States
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Manners and customs
  • United States
  • Totenkult
  • Erlebnisbericht
  • USA
Label
Remember me : a lively tour of the new American way of death, Lisa Takeuchi Cullen
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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
The dead beat: a reporter's challenge: finding the fun in funerals -- Four funerals and a wedding : five takes on celebrating -- Confessions of a funeral planner: the case of the tragic dove release and more modern-day mishaps -- Biodegradable you: "grene" burials, the next big thing in cemetery trends -- Ashes to ashes, dust to diamonds: how to turn your loved one into jewelry, and why -- As near to heaven by sea as by land: Two ways to sleep with the fishes -- Outside the box: "Fantastic afterlife vehicles" and other cool containers for corpses -- Disney on ice: a town celebrates its frozen dead guy -- The palstic man: preserving our bodies for science and show -- "The culture thing": New Americans, old funeral rites -- Denial is a river: modern mummification in Salt Lake City -- Modern undertaking: not your father's mortuary school -- Orchids and chopsticks: fueral rites in the old country -- Last stop: some thoughts at the end of the tour -- Last will and testament
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 218 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036815822
Label
Remember me : a lively tour of the new American way of death, Lisa Takeuchi Cullen
Link
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
The dead beat: a reporter's challenge: finding the fun in funerals -- Four funerals and a wedding : five takes on celebrating -- Confessions of a funeral planner: the case of the tragic dove release and more modern-day mishaps -- Biodegradable you: "grene" burials, the next big thing in cemetery trends -- Ashes to ashes, dust to diamonds: how to turn your loved one into jewelry, and why -- As near to heaven by sea as by land: Two ways to sleep with the fishes -- Outside the box: "Fantastic afterlife vehicles" and other cool containers for corpses -- Disney on ice: a town celebrates its frozen dead guy -- The palstic man: preserving our bodies for science and show -- "The culture thing": New Americans, old funeral rites -- Denial is a river: modern mummification in Salt Lake City -- Modern undertaking: not your father's mortuary school -- Orchids and chopsticks: fueral rites in the old country -- Last stop: some thoughts at the end of the tour -- Last will and testament
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 218 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036815822

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