Thinning the Herd: Tales of the Weirdly Departed

Thinning the Herd: Tales of the Weirdly Departed

by Cynthia Ceilan
     
 

Dark humor about those who have removed themselves from the gene poolAn original and irreverent compendium of accidental deaths caused by astonishing stupidity, embarrassing irony and/or really bad luck, in the tradition of The Darwin Awards. Author Cynthia Ceilan includes details about:*the hospital in India that faced a strange epidemic when patients kept

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Dark humor about those who have removed themselves from the gene poolAn original and irreverent compendium of accidental deaths caused by astonishing stupidity, embarrassing irony and/or really bad luck, in the tradition of The Darwin Awards. Author Cynthia Ceilan includes details about:*the hospital in India that faced a strange epidemic when patients kept dyingon Fridays – and then discovered the weekly housekeeper was disconnectinglife support systems in order to plug in her vacuum cleaner*Conqueror Attila the Hun, who died of a nosebleed on his wedding night*Jean-Louis Toubon, who choked to death on his girlfriend’s edible panties*and many more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599212197
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
525,628
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 6.88(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

Cynthia Ceilan has been a professional writer, editor, and researcher since 1985. She's had short works of fiction published in Potpourri and The Sun (literary magazines) and has written regularly for an alternative monthly periodical called Aquarius: A Sign of the Times.

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