Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory

Caitlin Doughty

nonfiction memoir science funny informative fast-paced

254 pages | first published 2014

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Most people want to avoid thinking about death, but Caitlin Doughty—a twenty-something with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre—took a job at a crematory, turning morbid curiosity into her life’s work. Thrown into a profession...

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