Thinning the Herd: Tales of the Weirdly Departed

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2007
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Dark humor about those who have removed themselves from the gene pool. An original and irreverent compendium of accidental deaths caused by astonishing stupidity, embarrassing irony and/or really bad luck, in the tradition of The Darwin Awards.
 

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User Review  - lildrafire - LibraryThing

Ceilan has researched her way into a delightfully entertaining collection of snippets of the last moments of people's lives. Both the rich, famous and powerful and the unknown Who?, the book treats ... Read full review

Very funny!

User Review  - Anonymous - Borders

This book is definitely for people whose sense of humor is a little twisted. I loved every page. Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
OOPS
1
INESCAPABLE DESTINY
21
HOW THE MIGHTY HAVE FALLEN
39
DEATHS LITTLE IRONIES
75
SO SEXY IT HURTS
99
RAMPAGE OF ANGELS
117
PLAY BALL
169
BETTER LUCK NEXT TIME
195
WHEN THE FUR FLIES
213
JUST PLAIN WEIRD
239
DEATHS FORETOLD
263
HMM
277
Sources
293
Copyright

IT SEEMED LIKE A GOOD IDEA AT THE TIME
137

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About the author (2007)

Cynthia Ceilan has been a professional writer, editor, and researcher since 1985. She's had short works of fiction published in Potpourri and The Sun (literary magazines) and has written regularly for an alternative monthly periodical called Aquarius: A Sign of the Times.

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