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The Book Of Extraordinary Deaths

True Accounts of Ill-Fated Lives

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The Book Of Extraordinary Deaths by Cecilia Ruiz
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The Book of Extraordinary Deaths introduces readers to the bizarre demises of thinkers, writers, monarchs, artists, and notable nobodies throughout history. Beginning in the fifth century BC with the morbidly unusual death of Aeschylus and journeying chronologically to identical twins - who died on the same day - in the present day, readers will learn of people they may or may not have ever heard of, but will forever remember for their memorable final moments. With Ruiz's witty descriptions and beautiful illustrations, her characters come to life on the page even as they reach their demises.

Author Biography

Cecilia Ruiz is an illustrator and graphic designer living and working in New York. She is the author of The Book of Memory Gaps, and obtained a BFA in graphic design from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and a MFA in illustration at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
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October 25th, 2018
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Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
60 Illustrations, unspecified
Imprint
Blue Rider Press
Pages
80
ISBN-13
9780399184048
Product ID
27875639

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