Who said the reaper has to be grim? Filled with the frightening, funny, poignant, & just plain weird, this delightfully different travelogue follows one man's quest to discover how people around the world cope with the incontrovertible fact of death. The result is a wise, witty, decidedly quirky celebration of how we all face life. Explores human beings simultaneous fear & fascination with death; the physiological & psychological experience of death; the world s funeral & grieving rites; & religious, spiritual, & philosophical theories about immortality. This edition includes an Epilogue.
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About the Author
His books include The GI�s Rabbi: World War II Letters of David Max Eichhorn (edited with Mark S. Zaid); Adventures in the Mainstream: Coming of Age with Down Syndrome, the story of two years in the life of his younger son Ned; Death: The Trip of a Lifetime, a compelling, funny and moving examination of the ultimate subject; and Cheese Deluxe: A Memoir. As a writer/producer and on-screen host, he created Vaudeville, Death: The Trip of a Lifetime, The Art of Magic, and Videogame Revolution for national broadcast on PBS. He also wrote Part III of The Perilous Fight: World War II in Color, a joint British-US production for PBS.