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The American Way Of Death Revisited
Jessica Mitford

Classification : Sociology
Pub Date : Nov 02, 2000
Imprint : Virago
Page Extent : 304
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781860497629
Price : 725

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In the early 1960s this classic work of investigative journalism was a number one bestseller. The savage and hilarious analysis of America's funeral practices rocked the industry and shocked the public. This up-dated edition (revised just before the author's death) shows that if anything the industry has become more pernicious than ever in its assault on our practices and wallets. And it's an industry that - alas - sooner or later affects us all

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Subversive, aristocrat, mother, political activist, investigative journalist, writer ... sister and friend>
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Jessica Mitford
Jessica Mitford (1917-1996), sister of Nancy Mitford, was born in England and emigrated to America in 1939. She wrote six books and enjoyed a splendid reputation as a muckraking journalist. She died...(+)
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