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The Resource Final rights : reclaiming the American way of death, Joshua Slocum and Lisa Carlson

Final rights : reclaiming the American way of death, Joshua Slocum and Lisa Carlson

Label
Final rights : reclaiming the American way of death
Title
Final rights
Title remainder
reclaiming the American way of death
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Slocum and Lisa Carlson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the flaws and corruption in the funeral and burial industry in the United States, from exorbitant funeral costs to black market sales of body parts, and provides legal guidelines to burial rights and trends in legal reform
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Slocum, Joshua
Dewey number
344.7304/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF3781
LC item number
.S59 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
GL 25
NLM item number
S634f 2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Carlson, Lisa
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burial laws
  • Undertakers and undertaking
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Consumer protection
  • Burial laws
  • Consumer protection
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Undertakers and undertaking
  • United States
  • Burial
  • Undertakers and undertaking
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Consumer protection
  • Burial laws
  • Undertakers and undertaking
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Consumer protection
  • Mortuary Practice
  • Consumer AdvocacyMortuary Practice
  • Mortuary Practice
Label
Final rights : reclaiming the American way of death, Joshua Slocum and Lisa Carlson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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."
Control code
ocn696943297
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, [1] leaf, 511 pages
Isbn
9780942679342
Lccn
2011000565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780942679342
  • (OCoLC)696943297
Label
Final rights : reclaiming the American way of death, Joshua Slocum and Lisa Carlson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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."
Control code
ocn696943297
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, [1] leaf, 511 pages
Isbn
9780942679342
Lccn
2011000565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780942679342
  • (OCoLC)696943297

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