Category Archives: Cemetery book review

Reviews of cemetery books.

Cemetery as garden and vice versa

Gardens and Graveyards of the Southeastern Seaboard: A Photographic Journey by Henry Clay Childs My rating: 4 of 5 stars “The lure of silent places — gardens can be as tranquil as graveyards — leads each of us more easily … Continue reading

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Historic Bonaventure Cemetery

Historic Bonaventure Cemetery:: Photographs from the Collection of the Georgia Historical Society by Historical Society Georgia My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another in the series of books which collect historic photographs of America, Historic Bonaventure Cemetery, like Images of America: … Continue reading

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An advertisement for the New Orleans Cemeteries

Cemeteries of New Orleans: A Journey Through the Cities of the Dead by Jan Arrigo My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is full of lovely color photographs of the cemeteries of New Orleans. From the frontispiece of the … Continue reading

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Impressions of Graveyards in Maryland, Virginia, and DC

The Chesapeake Book of the Dead: Tombstones, Epitaphs, Histories, Reflections, and Oddments of the Region by Helen Chappell My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a very strange book, more a collection of ghost stories than essays about cemeteries. … Continue reading

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Wish You Were Here got its first review

from The Graveyard Rabbits Online Journal: A RABBIT’S REVIEW 10/9/2013 By LisaMary Wichowski Wish You Were Here Loren Rhoads 12.95 Western Legends Press, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1484197271 We taphophiles don’t like to settle for armchair traveling, preferring to go adventuring on … Continue reading

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