books about: cemetery
Beautiful Death: The Art of the Cemetery (Penguin Studio Books)
In the spirit of Halloween comes a compelling meditation on mortality by an evocative world-class photographer and by the bestselling master of the mystery thriller. From the history of the 19th century European municipal cemetery to the grave of an Italian couple whom "death shall not divide", Beautiful Death is a many-faceted tribute to an eternally fascinating subject. 130 color photos.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 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 ...
Hollywood, Dead Ahead (43 Old Cemetery Road)
Harcourt Children's Books
In this fifth volume from 43 Old Cemetery Road, the trio at Spence Mansion leaves Ghastly for Hollywood, California . . . and for a shot at stardom! The film producer Moe Block Busters wants to make the 43 Old Cemetery Road story into a movie—and he promises it will be a sure-fire hit! Lured by the lights of Tinseltown, Ignatius B. Grumply, Olive C. Spence, and Seymour Hope pack their suitcases. But when they arrive in Hollywood, Olive has a ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
Till Death Do Us Bark (43 Old Cemetery Road)
When a dog arrives at Spence Mansion, Seymour is overjoyed. His adoptive parents, Ignatius B. Grumply and Olive C. Spence, are less enthusiastic—especially when Secret, the dog, begins barking all night long. Is it possible Secret just misses his old companion, the late Noah Breth, whose children are fighting like cats and dogs over their father’s money? Or does Secret have a secret that, in the end, will make the entire town of Ghastly howl ...
25 Famous Angels of Cemeteries in Cologne (The Cemeteries of Cologne)
Palabros de Cologne, 2013
ABOUT THIS PHOTO BOOK: The whole world has Cemeteries. The most famous One in Cologne called Melaten. But there are many impressive Angela also in other ones. Here you can see some of them. If you have a simple Kindle Reader, so only in Black and White. If you have other screens so you have these little Collection in Colour! Enjoy it and Have a Look of 25 Guardian Angels of Cologne in Black and White or in the Original Colour! Also good for ...
The Cemetery Vote
Sex, drugs and election fraud: Jace Kingman, a drug dealer, is recruited to round up Latino day laborers and take them to the polls on Election Day. Dan Vienna, a fired police officer on the road to become an internet porn producer, tries to extort a million dollars from a losing candidate for U.S. Senate by claiming he can prove the election was stolen. Jace and Dan will cross paths as both schemes go awry. Can they save themselves? Or will ...
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 ...
Over My Dead Body (43 Old Cemetery Road)
The news from Ghastly, Illinois, is grave —and that’s something to laugh about! The International Movement for the Safety & Protection Of Our Kids & Youth (IMSPOOKY) dictates that Seymour cannot live in the mansion at 43 Old Cemetery Road “without the benefit of parents.” Ignatius B. Grumply tries to explain to Dick Tater, the head of IMSPOOKY, that he and Seymour are in a lovely living arrangement with the ghost of Olive C. Spence. ...
Your Guide to Cemetery Research
Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Your Guide to Cemetery Research is a comprehensive, in-depth resource that's perfect for genealogists, researchers and historians. It covers everything from cemetery and death-related terminology to clues offered by headstone art, and cemeteries' role in our culture and history. This guide also examines the funeral customs of various ethnic groups and includes a social history of death that reveals both the usual and unusual ways in which ...
Cemetery Research on the Internet (A Genealogy Guide) (One-Hour Genealogist)
Green Pony Press, Inc., 2012
Cemetery Research Brings Ancestors to Life! There's little a genealogist loves more than tramping through an old cemetery. That's because of our insatiable desire to learn more about our ancestors, when and where they lived, and their final resting place. In today's modern world, so many people live hundreds or thousands of miles from their 18th or 19th century ancestral homes that on-site cemetery research often has to wait for a family ...
A Cemetery Should Be Forever
John F. Llewellyn
The CEO of Southern California's Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks and Mortuaries explains why cemeteries are important and the unique management challenges faced by those responsible for them.
The Prague Cemetery
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 ...
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