After the Funeral: The Posthumous Adventures of Famous Corpses

After the Funeral: The Posthumous Adventures of Famous Corpses

by Edwin Murphy
     
 

It is commonly thought that after death and burial the remains of an individual are left to "rest in peace" --but history reveals that in many instances this has most definitely not been the case. Demonstrating this, After the Funeral follows the postmortem exploits of the bodies--or parts of bodies--of thirty-five famous and infamous people.

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It is commonly thought that after death and burial the remains of an individual are left to "rest in peace" --but history reveals that in many instances this has most definitely not been the case. Demonstrating this, After the Funeral follows the postmortem exploits of the bodies--or parts of bodies--of thirty-five famous and infamous people.

Graced with thirty-two illustrations, a bibliography, and an index, After the Funeral picks up where conventional biographies leave off--and probes the bizarre, ghastly, surprising, and at times ridiculous circumstances that befall many of the well known after they were laid to rest.

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ISBN-13:
9780760709245
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
06/15/1998
Pages:
244

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