Evanston Public Library's Reviews > The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, and the Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries

The Dead Beat by Marilyn Johnson
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Feb 13, 2009

The author, fascinated by obit styles ranging from literary to caustic to sentimental, celebrates the clever chroniclers of the recently deceased. A joyful little gem of a book. (Jeff B., Reader's Services)

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