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Paperback Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory Book

ISBN: 0393351904

ISBN13: 9780393351903

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory

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Armed with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre, Caitlin Doughty took a job at a crematory and turned morbid curiosity into her life's work. She cared for bodies of every color, shape, and affliction, and became an intrepid explorer in the world of the dead. In this best-selling memoir, brimming with gallows humor and vivid characters, she marvels at the gruesome history of undertaking and relates her unique coming-of-age story...

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I never thought I could enjoying reading about death this much!

The author takes you to some dark realities in this book. You explore both the unseen world of the Funeral home industry alongside her Transition from 20 something medieval history major to a woman on a mission to change the funeral industry for the better. The sections are eye-opening and you learn so much about both the world and your own mortality.
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