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Laid to rest in California : a guide to the cemeteries and grave sites of the rich and famous

Author: Patricia Brooks; Jonathan Brooks
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Insiders' Guide/Globe Pequot Press, ©2006.
Series: Insiders' guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st ed
Database:WorldCat
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The authors unearth nearly a thousand intriguing characters whose legacies live on beyond the grave. Includes detailed obituaries and sepulchral photographs, as well as useful data on cemetery locations and visiting hours; availability of maps, tours, walks, and special events; and original homesteads and museums--plus tasty lunch spots located nearby. This opinionated book, full of history and amusing anecdotes,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Guidebooks
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Brooks; Jonathan Brooks
ISBN: 0762741015 9780762741014
OCLC Number: 70284362
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 340 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1. LOS ANGELES Chapter 2. HOLLYWOOD AND NORTH HOLLYWOOD Chapter 3. GLENDALE Chapter 4. NORTH OF LOS ANGELES Chapter 5. CULVER CITY Chapter 6. INGLEWOOD, MALIBU, AND SANTA MONICA Chapter 7. ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTIES Chapter 8. EAST L.A. AND THE DESERT Chapter 9. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Last writes: Ashes to ashes --
Over there: burials abroad --
Habeus corpus --
Return to sender, whereabouts unknown.
Series Title: Insiders' guide.
Responsibility: Patricia Brooks and Jonathan Brooks.
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