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-Within the short period of a year she was a bride, a beloved wife and companion, a mother, a corpse, - reported The National Intelligencer on the death of Elizabeth Buchanan in 1838.

Such obituaries fascinate us. Few of us realize that, when examined historically, they can reveal not only information about the departed but also much about American culture and about who and
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Paperback, 198 pages
Published July 5th 2000 by University Press of Mississippi (first published July 1999)
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