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Tombstones: 75 Famous People and Their Final Resting Places

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This unique book, which took over twenty years to complete, features original full-color photographs of tombstones of world famous writers, explorers, scientists, military heroes, gunfighters, patriots, entertainers, sports legends, criminals, statesmen, musicians, and artists from throughout the United States and Europe. Biographical profiles containing little-known or un

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Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 1st 1997 by Ten Speed Press (first published September 1996)
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Loren
Apr 04, 2011 Loren rated it really liked it
If you have any interest in graveyards, you should own this book. Felsen collected photos of famous people's graves over 20 years, which works out to roughly 4 photos taken per year. A life’s work! I’d love to see the outtakes, the famous people who didn’t make the cut.

The selection of famous people who did make the grade is sweet in its innocence and strange in its variety. Chopin, Oscar Wilde, and Anna Pavlova exemplify foreign artists, while Miles Davis, Grandma Moses, and Robert Frost (defin
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Barbara
Sep 29, 2011 Barbara rated it really liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
Very detailed, excellent pictures, but I thought explanations could have been more "personal."
MrsChris
Jan 09, 2017 MrsChris rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book full of famous people's gravestones. A few of the people in the book I was like "who is that?" and it turns out they were movie stars from the 1900s. While I wasn't a fan of the vast number of Hollywood stars included in the book I could see whether others would like that.

Some of the write ups about the person were well done and informative with interesting little tidbits that you most likely wouldn't know. Others...well they left a little to be desired. These few didn
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