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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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Your first guide to the cemeteries of Los Angeles

Forever L.A: A Field Guide To Los Angeles Area Cemeteries & Their Residents by Douglas Keister My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the best guide to the cemeteries of Los Angeles yet. Jammed with Douglas Keister’s beautiful color … Continue reading

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A Necessary Cemetery Book

The Last Great Necessity: Cemeteries in American History by David Charles Sloane My rating: 5 of 5 stars Any collection of cemetery books MUST include this one. This is the history of American graveyards pulled together into one readable, fascinating … Continue reading

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Thumbnail Encyclopedia of Cemetery History

Silent Cities: the Evolution of the American Cemetery by Kenneth Jackson My rating: 3 of 5 stars This reference book (so-called because the photos are reproduced too small to be enjoyed without a magnifying glass) is chock-full of fascinating cemetery … Continue reading

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One of the best field guides to dead folk

Stairway to Heaven: The Final Resting Places of Rock’s Legends by J.D. Reed My rating: 4 of 5 stars Yet another beautifully illustrated collection of photos of famous people’s graves, this one focuses on predominantly American musicians of the late … Continue reading

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