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Bury My Heart In Bermondsey By Barry Albin Dyer

Bury My Heart In Bermondsey
by Barry Albin Dyer

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From Bermondsey to Baghdad, continuing the best-selling memoirs of Barry Albin Dyer, Britain's most remarkable undertaker.
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Bury My Heart In Bermondsey Summary


Bury My Heart In Bermondsey by Barry Albin Dyer

Passion and compassion, tragedy and comedy, the natural and the supernatural! all this and more is part of the daily routine for Barry Albin Dyer and his proud, historic firm of funeral directors. This book is an eye-opening account of the astonishing variety of work performed by Barry and his staff, such as the repatriation of bodies from all corners of the globe, including casualties of the Iraq War, the traditional cockney funeral and the horrors of the 'night shift'. Their human, down-to-earth approach demonstrates the important and noble role played by funeral directors in the lives of people of all backgrounds throughout the world.

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Bury My Heart In Bermondsey Reviews


"* 'F. A. Albin and Sons provide solemnity and dignity without mawkishness or sentimentality... meticulous professionalism... remaining courteous even when dragged out in the middle of the night to pick up a body!' - Victor Lewis-Smith, Evening Standard"

About Barry Albin Dyer


Barry Albin Dyer is President of FIAT-IFTA, the world association of funeral directors, and heads up F. A. Albin and Sons in Bermondsey, South London, one of the country's oldest family-run firm of funeral directors. His first book, Don't Drop the Coffin became the basis of a six-part ITV documentary series of the same name. He is now one of the UK's best-known undertakers and is consulted on and conducts some of the most high-profile funerals in the country. He is also the sole European agent for Detroit's controversial Cryonics Institute. He is now one of the UK's best-known undertakers and is consulted on and conducts some of the most high-profile funerals in the country. He is also the sole European agent for Detroit's controversial Cryonics Institute.

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GOR002651811
Bury My Heart In Bermondsey by Barry Albin Dyer
Barry Albin Dyer
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
2006-06-15
256
0340909188
9780340909188
N/A
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