Round-trip to deadsville: a year in the funeral underground

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Chelsea Green Pub., Sep 1, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 146 pages
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Tim Matson takes us along for a hilarious yet enlightening road trip as he explores through visits with a cast of off-beat characters options for his funeral and disposal of his body.

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Review: Round-Trip to Deadsville: A Year in the Funeral Underground

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Charming and down-to-earth. Mr. Matson decides to build his own coffin and his search into our modern relationship with death takes him from a coffin-builder to a funeral director, a florist, even an astrologer (among many others)and each short piece reveals a lot about how our changing society. Read full review

Review: Round-Trip to Deadsville: A Year in the Funeral Underground

User Review  - Goodreads

Charming and down-to-earth. Mr. Matson decides to build his own coffin and his search into our modern relationship with death takes him from a coffin-builder to a funeral director, a florist, even an astrologer (among many others)and each short piece reveals a lot about how our changing society. Read full review

Contents

CONTENTS Dark Thoughts ix The Coffin Maker
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The Undertaker 8 The Graveyard Guide
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The Stone Carver 23 The Lawyer 30 The Astrologer
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Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Tim Matson is the author of the best-selling Countryman classic, "Earth Ponds: The Country Pond Maker's Guide to Building, Maintenance, and Restoration, Earth Ponds A to Z" and "Earth Ponds Sourcebook". He lives in Thetford Center, VT.

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