Going Out Green: One Man's Adventure Planning His Natural Burial

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Through memoir, boots on the ground research, conversations with his wife, and a serious degree of levity, Butz considers the options for his final act on Earth. In chapters like, "Wherein a memory of worms offers a glimpse into the future," and "Wherein the spirit of a natural burial is compromised by people looking to make a buck," Butz thinks about the unthinkable, and tells it like he finds it: . What happens to our body when we die? . Is six-feet-under enough? . What about grave robbers? Includes background ...

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Overview

Through memoir, boots on the ground research, conversations with his wife, and a serious degree of levity, Butz considers the options for his final act on Earth. In chapters like, "Wherein a memory of worms offers a glimpse into the future," and "Wherein the spirit of a natural burial is compromised by people looking to make a buck," Butz thinks about the unthinkable, and tells it like he finds it: . What happens to our body when we die? . Is six-feet-under enough? . What about grave robbers? Includes background on the growing movement toward natural burial preserves and cemeteries in the U.S. and Canada, as well as source information and a bibliography.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780981870816
  • Publisher: Spirituality & Health Publisher
  • Publication date: 7/31/2009
  • Pages: 148
  • Sales rank: 1,472,425
  • Product dimensions: 5.57 (w) x 8.67 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Bob Butz is an award winning book author, essayist, and a regular radio commentator on eco-political topics for Public Radio. A past contributing editor to Sports Afield magazine, his by-line has appeared in such magazines and periodicals as the New York Times, GQ, Land Rover Journal, National Wildlife, Outdoor Life, Men's Journal, and Field and Stream.

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