The American Way of Death

Mitford, Jessica


Soft cover

Illustrated wrappers. Reprint (originally published in 1963). SIGNED by author to title page. As new: the books appears unread. *** Reprint of Jessica Mitford’s much lauded exposé of abuses in the funeral home industry in the United States. The book became a major bestseller and led to Congressional hearings on the funeral industry. *** Jessica Mitford (11 September 1917 – 23 July 1996) was an English author, one of the six aristocratic Mitford sisters noted for their sharply conflicting politics. She influenced a wide range of other writers, from Christopher Hitchens to J.K. Rowling, who called her daughter after her.

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Book Details

AuthorMitford, Jessica
PublisherQuartet Books
Publisher Year1980
Book ConditionFine
Binding TypeSoft cover
Signature TypeSigned by Author(s)