The high cost of dying: a guide to funeral planning

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Prometheus Books, Jan 1, 1994 - Family & Relationships - 142 pages
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Written by a former funeral director, this book gives the inside information necessary for consumers to get a fair deal in arranging a funeral. He explains how funeral directors make a profit, demonstrates how to select a funeral home at the time of need, how to ask the right questions to get the best price, and how to find alternatives to high-cost practices, and Chronicles both abuses and everyday problems in an effort to make a trying time that much easier.

"Excellent council". -- Booklist

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Families of the deceased face not only the grief that accompanies their loss but the prospect of arranging the funeral. Unfortunately, dishonest practices exist, and some funeral directors may take ... Read full review

Contents

The Funeral as a Consumer Issue
13
The Funeral in History
17
Why Would Anyone Want this Job?
27
Copyright

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