Where Are They Buried? How Did They Die?

Where Are They Buried? How Did They Die?

eBook - 2009
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Updated with dozens of entries of the newly dead and now in paperback, an irresistible and browsable guide to the lives, deaths, and final resting places of the world's most influential figures.   This unparalleled compilation of profiles of the deceased?from Abbott and Costello to Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, from Arthur Ashe to Paul Newman, offers all the pertinent details on how they lived and died. It is also a detailed atlas of where they are buried. Each entry in this fascinating book includes an entertaining capsule biography full of little-known facts, a detailed description of each subject's death, and very specific directions to the location and site of the grave. Fifty photos and informative sidebars (on such topics as how to find anyone's grave) round out this indispensable field guide to the permanent addresses of the world's most significant late citizens. New additions to the roster of final resting places include: ? Tim Russert ? Heath Ledger ? Norman Mailer ? Anna Nicole Smith ? George Carlin ? Rosa Parks ? Hunter S. Thompson ? Paul Newman ? Katharine Hepburn ? and many more
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, c2009.
Edition: Rev. and updated ed.
ISBN: 9781603761741
1603761748
157912822X
9781579128227
Characteristics: 1 online resource (591 p.) : ill.

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