W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393042085, 88pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2010
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from "Walking Papers You can think of it as punctuation and maybe take some comfort from that, friend a question mark or exclamation point no matter, we're all sentenced to an end the movers and the shakers, bon vivants all ne'er-do-wells and nincompoops, savants sage and sluggard, deft and daft alike everyone's given their walking papers.
About the Author
Thomas Lynch is a funeral director and the author of several books of essays, poems, and short stories. His book, "The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade" won an American Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. His work has been the subject of two documentary films including the Emmy Award-winning "The Undertaking" (PBS Frontline, 2007). Visit his website at www.thomaslynch.com.