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Final Departures

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Final Departures by Barry Albin Dyer
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The new book from Britain's most remarkable undertaker, Barry Albin Dyer, star of TV's Don't Drop the Coffin In Final Departures, Barry is leaving the boundaries of his beloved Bermondsey to take us on a whistle-stop tour of death around the world. In this book, he introduces us to an astonishing variety of attitudes and practices of dying: some gruesome, some bizarre and many quite beautiful and moving. Barry's unique journey takes us from the mummies of ancient Egypt to the techno-funerals of modern-day Korea and into the future, when it will be possible to have your ashes sent into space. It tells the tales of famous deaths that have affected millions, such as those of Elvis, Diana and Eva Peron. And those less well-known but equally unique such as the woman whose body is now stored in a glass coffee table in her husband's living room!

Author Biography

Barry Albin Dyer owns F. A. Albin & Sons in Bermondsey, South London, one of Britain's largest and oldest family firms of funeral directors. He is now one of the UK's best-known undertakers and is consulted on and conducts some of the most high-profile funerals in the country. He is also the sole European agent for Detroit's controversial Cryonics Institute.
Release date NZ
August 1st, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
New edition
Illustrations
Illustrations, ports.
Imprint
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Pages
248
Dimensions
128x197x14
ISBN-13
9780340908532
Product ID
1665892

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