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Final Departures By Barry Albin Dyer

Final Departures
by Barry Albin Dyer

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The author, head of one of Britain's largest firms of funeral directors, takes readers on a tour of the many traditions and practices associated with death from around the world, lifting the lid on the gruesome, the tragic, the hilarious and the mysterious secrets of the business of death.
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Final Departures by Barry Albin Dyer

In "Final Departures, " Barry Albin Dyer leavers the boundaries of his beloved Bermondsey to take us on a whistle-stop tour of death around the world. In this book, he introduces us to an astonishing variety of attitudes and practices of dyingsome gruesome, some bizarre, and many quite beautiful and moving. Barry's unique journey takes us from the mummies of ancient Egypt to the techno-funerals of modern-day Korea and into the future, when it will be possible to have your ashes sent into space."

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About Barry Albin Dyer

Barry Albin-Dyer owns F. A. Albin & Sons in Bermondsey, South London, one of Britain's largest and oldest family firms of funeral directors. 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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Final Departures by Barry Albin Dyer
Barry Albin Dyer
Used - Very Good
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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