Smoke Gets in Your Eyes A Grace & Favor Mystery by Jill Churchill

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  • Mystery & Thrillers -- Authors, A-Z -- ( C ) -- Churchill, Jill,
  • Mystery & Thrillers -- Mystery

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24090471M
ISBN 100061668346
ISBN 109780061668340
OCLC/WorldCa466372494

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ISBN Summary A young mortician goes behind the scenes, unafraid of the gruesome (and fascinating) details of her curious profession. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and Death’s Summer Coat are short on statistics, but McCartney makes up for them: between and the death rate in the UK fell by an extraordinary quarter for men.

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A little backstory before I get into my review for Smoke Gets In Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory: I actually read this book back in moving three critically acclaimed and wildly anticipated novels into my DNF pile, I was desperate for a goodI decided to go with the wild card and chose the book with “crematory” in the title.

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Caring for dead bodies of every color, shape, and affliction, Caitlin soon becomes an intrepid explorer in the world of the dead. She describes how she swept ashes from the machines (and sometimes onto her clothes) and reveals the /5(2K).

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes is a book for anyone who plans on dying. If you’ve ever wondered what happens after death, questioned the cremation or embalming process, or asked why our funerals are the events they are, this is the book for you. Doughty answers these questions and more with a sharp wit.

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What holds “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” together is Doughty’s attempt to make us all more aware of our own mortality and to lessen, perhaps even eradicate, our fear of death. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes And Other Lessons from the Crematorium by Caitlin Doughty.

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Death has fascinated mortician Caitlin Doughty for as long as she can remember. But it wasn't until she took a job at a crematorium during her first year out of.

Caitlin Doughty asks near the beginning of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory, her by turns shockingly gruesome, mordantly funny and, ultimately, richly thought-provoking memoir about working in an Oakland, California, mortuary and crematorium.

It’s an excellent question. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes is a quirky, slightly odd memoir that is exactly what the title says. I think the author's basic premise is truthful, that we are out of touch with our own mortality, and reading this book with its intimate details of death and decay may help lessen that denial.

Fascinating, funny, and so very necessary, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes reveals exactly what's wrong with modern death denial. --Bess Lovejoy, author of Rest in Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses" Alternately heartbreaking and hilarious, fascinating and freaky, vivid and morbid, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes is witty, sharply drawn, and deeply /5(2K).

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Caitlin Doughty is a mortician and the New York Times best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and From Here to is the creator of the web series Ask a lives in Los Angeles, California, where she owns and runs a funeral home.

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In spite of this, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes is a well-researched, beautifully observed book and Doughty is a convincing and impassioned advocate for changes in. Read an excerpt of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Talking about death isn't easy, but mortician Caitlin Doughty is trying to reform how we think about the.

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Smoke Gets in your Eyes And Other Lessons From the Crematory (Book): Doughty, Caitlin: The blogger behind the popular Web series Ask a Mortician describes her experiences working at a crematory, including how she sometimes got ashes on her clothes and how she cared for bodies of all shapes and sizes.

The book is named for the 20th-century pop song "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes", in reference to both the literal smoke of cremation and the associated emotions.

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory is a nonfiction book written by Caitlin Doughty. This book is written to give outsiders a peek into the funeral industry and issues that surround death and how we as Americans perceive it.

Caitlin goes. Reader’s Discussion Guide for Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Discussion Questions: 1. How did you feel when reading about the process of cremation. Did you find it upsetting or repulsive.

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Free shipping for many products!5/5(8). You’re on a kind of mission in Smoke Gets in Your Eyes. Why is it so important that people have a closer connection with death? I am on a mission! I would never claim to be an objective reporter. Death affects everything we do as humans, and we’re much healthier when we understand this.

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