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Author Slocum, Joshua
Title Final rights : reclaiming the American way of death / Joshua Slocum and Lisa Carlson
Publisher Hinesburg, Vt. : Upper Access, c2011
 Rodman Main Adult  344.73 S634    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 511 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes index
Contents Circling the hearses -- Tricks of the funeral trade -- Caskets, other boxes, memorials, and markers -- Embalming: a beautiful memory picture? -- Cemeteries: for-profit and non-profit -- Preneed sales: it's not "all taken care of" -- Body parts: big business, little regulation -- Federal Trade Commission: a fickle consumer ally -- Filing an effective complaint: and what not to do -- Mortuary education: a dead end -- Home funerals: a returning tradition -- Green burial: what they used to just call"burial" -- Necessary information for family involvement
Subject Burial laws -- United States
Undertakers and undertaking -- Law and legislation -- United States
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Economic aspects -- United States
Consumer protection -- United States
Alt Author Carlson, Lisa, 1938-
ISBN 9780942679342 (trade pbk.)
0942679342 (trade pbk.)

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