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Dying to know-- about death, funeral customs, and final resting places

Author: Lila Perl
Publisher: Brookfield, Conn. : Twenty-First Century Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores such funeral customs as old as Egyptian mummy making and as current as having one's ashed rocketed into space.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Cross-cultural studies Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lila Perl
ISBN: 0761315640 9780761315643
OCLC Number: 45804795
Description: 95 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Mystery at the end of life --
Funeral customs: among prehistoric and ancient peoples --
Funeral customs: among world religions --
Funeral customs: death in America, then and now --
Final resting places: graveyards and how they grew --
Final resting places: carved in stone.
Responsibility: Lila Perl.

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Explores such funeral customs as old as Egyptian mummy making and as current as having one's ashed rocketed into space.

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