Resting Places Pdf Book

Resting Places

  • Author : Scott Wilson
  • ISBN : 1476625999
  • Category : Social Science
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 452
  • Release Date : 2016-08-19

In its third edition, this massive reference work lists the final resting places of more than 14,000 people from a wide range of fields, including politics, the military, the arts, crime, sports and popular culture. Many entries are new to this edition. Each listing provides birth and death dates, a brief summary of the subject’s claim to fame and their burial site location or as much as is known. Grave location within a cemetery is provided in many cases, as well as places of cremation and sites where ashes were scattered. Source information is provided.

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