books about: cemetery
Final Thoughts: Eternal Beauty in Stone
John Thomas Grant
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
The story of life and death in America as told through beautiful cemetery art photography accompanied by meaningful epitaphs from cemeteries up to 300 years old. View 68 cemeteries in 224 beautiful photographs that breathe life into existence of those who have passed before us, and who are now enshrined for eternity in landscaped paradises. Within each placid scene and through heartfelt words displayed upon markers, join photographer John Thomas ...
Grave Matters: A Journey Through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural Way of Burial
By the time Nate Fisher was laid to rest in a woodland grave sans coffin in the final season of Six Feet Under, Americans all across the country were starting to look outside the box when death came calling. Grave Matters follows families who found in "green" burial a more natural, more economic, and ultimately more meaningful alternative to the tired and toxic send-off on offer at the local funeral parlor. Eschewing chemical ...
A Field Guide to Gettysburg: Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places, and People
The University of North Carolina Press
In this lively guide to the Gettysburg battlefield, Carol Reardon and Tom Vossler invite readers to participate in a tour of this hallowed ground. Ideal for carrying on trips through the park as well as for the armchair historian, this book includes comprehensive maps and deft descriptions of the action that situate visitors in time and place. Crisp narratives introduce key figures and events, and eye-opening vignettes help readers more fully ...
SICKLES AT GETTYSBURG: The Controversial Civil War General Who Committed Murder, Abandoned Little Round Top, ...
Sickles at Gettysburg: The Controversial Civil War General Who Committed Murder, Abandoned Little Round Top, and Declared Himself the Hero of Gettysburg, by licensed battlefield guide James Hessler, is the most deeply-researched, full-length biography to appear on this remarkable American icon. And it is long overdue.No individual who fought at Gettysburg was more controversial, both personally and professionally, than Major General Daniel E. ...
The Cemetery Fence
The story begins in a suburb of Detroit Michigan, in the mid 1980's. Young Stevie learns early on that he possesses a special ability. Can Stevie use this ability to make sense out ofthe activities that have been disrupting the lives of his family and closest friends? With a touch of humor, romance and adventure, let Stevie introduce you to the important people in his life who each represent one section of "The Cemetery Fence".
Where Valor Rests: Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington National Cemetery spreads across the rolling hills west of the Potomac, a serene and reverent sanctuary for the presidents, soldiers, and heroesfamous and unsung alikewho lie in eternal rest among its green lawns and quiet glades. It is a roster dating back to America’s birth and including many of the foremost names in our history. Bittersweet, breathtaking, sometimes heart-wrenching, always deeply respectful, this commemorative ...
Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives
Penguin Press HC, The
Unabridged CDs • 5 CDs, 6 hours Based on his Pulitzer Prize–winning story, Jim Sheeler’s unprecedented look at the way our country honors its dead; Final Salute is a stunning tribute to the brave troops who have lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan and to the families who continue to mourn them.
The Girl on the Glider
Cemetery Dance Pubns, 2010
From Brian Keene's website (9/22/2010): "The Girl on the Glider is my twist on the traditional ghost story - a meta-fictional mash-up of M.R. James and Hunter S. Thompson. Although I don't usually care for my work after I've finished writing it, I'm proud of this one. I honestly think it's the best thing I've ever written. I hope that you will, too."
Jacqueline E. Smith
Wind Trail Publishing
Some secrets are best kept laid to rest. At least, that’s as far as Michael Sinclair is concerned. At twenty-seven, he has spent his entire life perfecting the art of pretending that the ghosts he encounters on a daily basis do not exist. Now, if only the dead would let him rest in peace. Unfortunately, that doesn’t seem likely, especially after Kate Avery and her ailing brother, Gavin, move in next door. Kate and Gavin are haunted, and ...
Big Honey Dog Mysteries #1: Curse of the Scarab (Volume 1)
H Y Hanna
H Y Hanna
THE WISHING SHELF INDEPENDENT BOOK AWARDS FOR CHILDREN FINALIST Missing puppies. Deadly secrets. Serious slobber. All Honey the Great Dane ever wanted was a peaceful life - walking her human, checking Peemail at the park - but when neighbourhood puppies start disappearing, life takes a sinister turn. Why are dead scarab beetles found after each disappearance? Do the strange markings on a gravestone really spell out an ancient Egyptian ...
Greetings from the Graveyard (43 Old Cemetery Road)
HMH Books for Young Readers
Roses are red, Violets are blue. If a ghost can write books, Why not greeting cards, too? The bestselling trio from Spence Mansion is launching a greeting card company called Greetings from the Graveyard. But what kind of card do you send to an ex-girlfriend who threatens to publish the love letters of Ignatius B. Grumply? And what do you send when the town of Ghastly is rocked by its first crime wave and two escaped convicts are on the ...
More Than Midnight
Brian James Freeman
Cemetery Dance Pubns, 2012
This collection features five tales of horror by Brian James Freeman that deal with both real and supernatural terrors. It explores locations you would never think to look in because sometimes we find our darkest demons in the most unexpected places. These five stories showcase Freeman's dazzling virtuosity and imagination as his characters descend into the depths of madness. Find out why Richard Matheson has called his writing 'spooky stuff' ...
The Illustrated Gettysburg Reader: An Eyewitness History of the Civil War’s Greatest Battle
One hundred and fifty years after the Battle of Gettysburg, the words of the soldiers and onlookers present for those three fateful days still reverberate with the power of their courage and sacrifice. The Illustrated Gettysburg Reader: An Eyewitness History of the Civil War's Greatest Battle gathers letters, journals, articles and speeches from the people who lived through those legendary three days. Tied together with narrative by historian ...
The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning
Jonathan David Publishers, Inc.
For over thirty years Jews have turned to Rabbi Maurice Lamm's classic work for direction and consolation. Selected by The New York Times as one of the ten best religious books of the year when it was first published in 1969, The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning leads the family and friends of the deceased through the most difficult chapter of life-from the moment of death through the funeral service, the burial, and the various periods of ...
The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy: Use the Web to trace your roots, share your history, and create a ...
Trace and record your family history online Are you a descendant of ancient kings? Were your ancestors fierce warriors? Are you related to an eminent scholar? With The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy, 2nd Edition , now you can find out! If you're interested in your family history, you have a wealth of information and misinformation at your fingertips. Enter expert genealogist Kimberly Powell to steer you in the right direction. Powell ...
Black Roots: A Beginners Guide To Tracing The African American Family Tree
Trace, document, record, and write your family's history with this easy-to-read, step-by-step authoritative guide. Finally, here is the fun, easy-to-use guide that African Americans have been waiting for since Alex Haley published Roots more than twenty-five years ago. Written by the leading African American professional genealogist in the United States who teaches and lectures widely, Black Roots highlights some of the special problems, ...
Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace
Elizabeth Shown Mills
Genealogical Pub Co
Evidence Explained is the definitive guide to the citation and analysis of historical sources. It begins with a simple question: Why do we invest so much of our energy into the citation of sources? Followed by the intriguing answer: Because all sources are not created equal. As a citation guide, Evidence Explained is built on this simple question and answer. According to the author, there are no historical resources we can trust at face value. ...
The Ghost's Grave
What Josh thought would be the dullest summer of his life, spent with his eccentric great-aunt, turns chilling when he meets the ghost of a coal miner killed in a mine explosion. Willie has been waiting years for some kind soul to dig up his leg and rebury it with the rest of him—only then will he be at peace. Josh agrees to do the grisly deed, but when he digs in the old cemetery, he finds more than Willie’s leg bones! Who buried the box of ...
Mary Summer Rain, 2011
When Sadie Brennan, a Maine antiques dealer, is called to her sister’s estate outside Chicago, she has no idea she’s being pulled into a web of mystery. She is there to help her eight-year-old niece, Savannah, who has entered a trauma-induced state of muteness. But once she arrives in town, Sadie finds herself continually crossing paths with an intriguing bag lady named Ruby, and her life truly becomes a deepening odyssey filled with ...
From Toccoa to the Eagle's Nest: Discoveries in the Bootsteps of the Band of Brothers
The miniseries Band of Brothers inspired Dalton Einhorn to travel to the places where Easy Company served. “From Toccoa to the Eagle’s Nest” is the product of over 12 trips to sites in the US and in Europe and is the first-ever book that is part travel essay, part travel guide and part history book focused exclusively on the Band of Brothers. His travels to the places where Easy Company trained and fought, many of which still retain their ...
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