From Here to Eternity
Traveling the World to Find the Good DeathLarge Print - 2018 | Large print edition.
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Fascinated by our pervasive fear of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty embarks on a global expedition to discover how other cultures care for the dead. From Zoroastrian sky burials to wish-granting Bolivian skulls, she investigates the world's funerary customs and expands our sense of what it... Read More »
This book reads like a death travelogue, and Doughty's wry and insightful voice is the perfect tour guide for this fascinating topic. The audiobook is also read by the author, and is delightful. - Sabrina
CedarMill_SabrinaH Nov 28, 2018
This delightful death-oriented travelogue is equally fascinating and thought-provoking. While Doughty's first book made me start to consider the alternatives for my own body after death, From Here To Eternity opened my eyes to death traditions I had never even imagined. The author reads the audio... Read More »
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Death is scary, but it doesn't always have to be, and Caitlin Doughty is here to teach us exactly that. Take a journey with Caitlin as she travels to places all around the world to witness their death rituals. You'll learn a lot, chuckle, and maybe you'll find that you're a little less worried about death after reading this wonderfully macabre book.
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