books about: cemetery
Cemetery Dance (Pendergast, Bk 9)
Pendergast--the world's most enigmatic FBI Special Agent--returns to New York City to investigate a murderous cult. William Smithback, a New York Times reporter, and his wife Nora Kelly, a Museum of Natural History archaeologist, are brutally attacked in their apartment on Manhattan 's Upper West Side . Eyewitnesses claim, and the security camera confirms, that the assailant was their strange, sinister neighbor--a man who, by all ...
Eyes Within the Cemetery
If moving wasn't already bad enough, Marcus' new house doesn't have a backyard, it has a graveyard. He didn't want to believe ghosts, ghouls, and zombies lived back there. Marcus didn't want to think the cemetery was haunted. But when he spots two glowing Eyes Within the Cemetery he won't have a choice but to confront an unspeakable evil living right outside his bedroom.
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 ...
Four years after Tom and Abby's 12-year-old daughter vanishes, she is found alive but strangely calm. When the teen refuses to testify against the man connected to her disappearance, Tom decides to investigate the traumatizing case on his own. Nothing can prepare him for what he is about to discover.
Cemetery Girl: Book One: The Pretenders (The Cemetery Girl Trilogy)
CEMETERY GIRL: THE PRETENDERS Charlaine Harris, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse novels and the Harper Connelly Mysteries, and New York Times bestselling author Christopher Golden present an original graphic novel illustrated by acclaimed comic book artist Don Kramerfirst in a brand-new trilogy. She calls herself Calexa Rose Dunhillnames taken from the grim surroundings where she awoke, ...
Stories Told In Stone: Cemetery Iconology
STORIES TOLD IN STONE: Cemetery Iconology is subtitled 'A Manual for Genealogy Research' for many reasons. From graveyard to cemetery, author and certified genealogist Gaylord Cooper explains definitions, symbols and sources beneficial in the study of genealogy, culture and history. Readers of many backgrounds will find this both a useful tool for research and a fascinating read for simple curiosity. Sometimes artfully ornate, sometimes ...
Cemetery Planet I
Carrier Press, 2014
Part I in the CEMETERY PLANET Series . "I loved it! I loved the suspense , I loved the atmosphere, I loved the originality of the idea! I want sequels!!!" -- Claire B It's eight hundred years in the future , a time when the Earth had become so populated, all graveyards had to be relocated to another planet. It's an entire world of graves in a lonely, desolate part of the galaxy, and Harvey Crane , the sole caretaker, finds he's ...
The American Resting Place: 400 Years of History Through Our Cemeteries and Burial Grounds
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
A sweeping history of America as seen through its gravestones, graveyards, and burial practices, stunningly illustrated with eighty black-and-white photographs Cemeteries and burial grounds, as illuminated by an acclaimed cultural historian, are unique windows onto our religious, ethnic, and deeply human history as Americans. The dedicated mother-son team of Marilyn and Reid Yalom visited hundreds of cemeteries to create The American ...
Stories in Stone: A Field Guide to Cemetery Symbolism and Iconography
Certain symbols abound in modern Western culture that are instantly recognizable: the cross signifies Christianity, the six-pointed Star of David is revered by Jews, the golden arches frequently means it's time for lunch. Other symbols, however, require a bit of decoding-particularly those found in cemeteries. Cemeteries are virtual encyclopedias of symbolism. Engravings on tombstones, mausoleums and memorials tell us just about everything ...
Cemeteries (Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks)
W. W. Norton & Company
A bountifully illustrated exploration of the cemetery in American landscape and narrative. The newest book in the Norton/Library of Congress takes readers on a visual journey from early churchyards and family plots to the establishment of the nation's first rural cemeteries of the nineteenth century, to the expansive memorial parks and 'green' burials of today. With more than 600 archival photographs and plans that shed light on the great ...
Dying to Meet You (43 Old Cemetery Road)
HMH Books for Young Readers
Ignatius B. Grumply moves into the Victorian mansion at 43 Old Cemetery Road hoping to find some peace and quiet so he can crack a wicked case of writer's block. But 43 Old Cemetery Road is already occupied by eleven-year-old Seymour, his cat Shadow, and an irritable ghost named Olive. It's hard to say who is more outraged. But a grumpy old ghost just might inspire this grumpy old man--and the abandoned kid? Well, let's just say his last name's ...
Cemetery Dance: Issue 68
Cemetery Dance Publications, 2013
Fiction: "The Glass Floor" by Stephen King "Shadow Pond" by Glenn Chadbourne & Holly Newstein "Aisle Seat" by Rick Hautala "The Bleeding Child" by Bruce McAllister "Electric Mist Confidential" by Weston Ochse "The Ghosts of Famous Men" by Rick Koster "Hawkin Rhone" by Elizabeth Voss Features: "An Interview with Glenn Chadbourne" by Brian James Freeman The Usual Suspects: "Words from the Editor" by Richard Chizmar "Stephen King News: From the ...
Rest in Peace: A History of American Cemeteries (People's History)
From unsanitary pits to today's "green" cemeteries, Rest in Peace explores the evolution of burial practices and how they reflect the history and culture of the United States. Interspersed with primary source quotations and fascinating photographs, the book offers an unusual window in to the expression of American cultural identity across the ages.
The Graveyard Book
In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachings—such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him. Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of ...
Cemetery Lake: A Thriller
Cemetery Lake begins in a cold and rainy graveyard, where Private Detective Theodore Tate is overseeing an exhumation—a routine job for the weathered former cop. But when doubts are raised about the identity of the body found in the coffin, the case takes a sinister turn. Tate knows he should walk away and let his former colleagues on the police force deal with it, but his strong sense of justice intervenes. Complicating matters are a few ...
Cemetery Walk: Journey into the Art, History and Society of the Cemetery and Beyond
What awaits beyond the cemetery gates ...? Journey into the cemetery and beyond with author Minda Powers-Douglas and meet cemetery sextons, gravediggers, preservationists, writers, artists, authors, ghost hunters, the director of a funeral museum, a genealogist, and an assortment of taphophiles (people who love cemeteries). Discover what's really behind our attitudes toward death, graveyards and those resting inside them. Find out what is ...
The Cemetery Club
Samuel French, Inc.
Ivan Menchell Comedy Characters: 1 male, 5 female Multiple Sets Three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husband's graves. Ida is sweet tempered and ready to begin a new life, Lucille is a feisty embodiment of the girl who just wants to have fun, and Doris is priggish and judgmental, particularly when Sam the butcher enters the scene. He meets the widows while visiting his wife's grave. Doris and Lucille squash ...
The Prague Cemetery
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade
The #1 international bestseller, from Umberto Eco, author of The Name of the Rose “Vintage Eco . . . the book is a triumph.” – New York Review of Books Nineteenth-century Europe—from Turin to Prague to Paris—abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. Italian republicans strangle priests with their own intestines. French criminals plan bombings by day and celebrate Black Masses at night. Every ...
Cemetery Stories: Haunted Graveyards, Embalming Secrets, and the Life of a Corpse After Death
Never look at a grave the same way again Admit it: You're fascinated by cemeteries. We all die, and for most of us, a cemetery is our final resting place. But how many people really know what goes on inside, around, and beyond them? Enter the world of the dead as Katherine Ramsland talks to mortuary assistants, gravediggers, funeral home owners, and more, and find out about: Stitching and cosmetic secrets used on mutilated bodies ...
Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind of the Lindbergh Kidnapping
For eighty years, the kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh's infant son has gone unsolved. Evidence, opinion, and logic have discredited the notion that Bruno Richard Hauptmann--executed in 1936--acted alone. In this meticulous and authoritative account of the trial and the times of the Lindbergh kidnapping, Robert Zorn clears away decades of ungrounded speculation surrounding the case. Inspired by his father's relationship with the actual ...
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