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Death’s Garden: Muzak for the Dead

by Dana Fredsti Cemeteries have never been scary places to me, despite my penchant for movies where corpses claw out of their coffins and munch on human flesh. The first time I saw George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead, … 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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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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