Where are they buried? how did they die? : fitting ends and final resting places of the famous, infamous, and noteworthy

by Benoit, Tod,

Format: Print Book 2015
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Plum Community Library Adult Non-Fiction 920 BEN
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Upper St. Clair Township Library Biography & Memoir 920 BEN
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Summary
The bestselling guide to the lives, deaths, and final resting places of our most enduring cultural icons, now revised and completely updated.

Where Are They Buried? has directed legions of fervent fans and multitudes of the morbidly curious to the graves, monuments, memorials, and tombstones of the nearly 500 celebrities and antiheroes included in the book. By far the most complete and well-organized guide on the subject, every entry features an entertaining capsule biography full of little-known facts, a detailed description of the death, and step-by-step directions to the grave, including not only the name of the cemetery but the exact location of the gravesite and how to reach it. The book also provides a handy index of grave locations organized by state, province, and country to make planning a grave-hopping road trip easy and efficient.
Contents
Gen-X standouts
Baby boomer icons
Senior memories
Sports heroes
Television & film personalities
Original women
Greats of literature, philosophy & the arts
Heroes of rock & blues music
Popular music icons
Famous personalities & infamous newsmakers
Notable figures from history
Appendix. How to find where someone is buried.

Additional Information
Subjects Celebrities -- Death.
Celebrities -- United States -- Death.
Cemeteries -- Directories.
Cemeteries -- United States -- Directories.
Tombs -- Directories.
Tombs -- United States -- Directories.
Celebrities -- Biography.
Celebrities -- United States -- Biography.
Biography.
United States -- Biography.
Publisher New York :2015
Edition Revised & updated.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
"Revised to include the newly dead"--Cover.
"First edition: February 2003"--Title page verso.
Description 639 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN 9781631910111
1631910116
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