Funeral Rights: What the Australian 'death care' industry doesn't want you to know

Author: Robert Larkins

Price: $32.95
$32.95
SKU: 9780670071081
How can a funeral director charge $700 for a chipboard coffin worth only $80?

Why are there moves afoot to re-use graves in cemeteries?

Can we choose to be buried in a cardboard coffin?

Australia's 'death-care' industry is worth a staggering $700 million a year, and despite the fact that each of us will one day have to deal with those in the 'dismal trade', few of us know how the business of dying really works.

In Funeral Rights, Robert Larkins lifts the lid on what goes on inside the mortuary and behind the cemetery walls.

Eye-opening, empowering and often darkly amusing, his book demystifies death, dispels popular myths about funerals, and shows us better ways of conducting our final acts of love.

Price: $32.95

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ISBN: 9781742280424
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Origin:Australia
Publisher:Penguin Aus.
Imprint:Viking

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15 Dec 2014
2015 Folio Prize longlist
The longlist for the 2015 Folio Prize includes three titles originated by Penguin Books Australia. These are The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlane, Amnesia by Peter Carey and Eyrie by Tim Winton. 

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