The American Resting Place (Book published May 15, 2008)

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Author  Marilyn Yalom
Publisher  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date   May 15, 2008
ISBN  0618624279
Pages  336

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Traces the four-hundred-year history of America through its gravestones, graveyards, and burial practices, in an illustrated study that follows the historic pattern of American immigration to reveal changing ideas about death, personal identity, gender, class, economic status, ethnic burial rites, and more.

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