The Undertaking

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The Undertaking

Life Studies from the Dismal Trade

By Thomas Lynch

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393334876, 199pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2009

Description
Here is the voice of both witness and functionary. Lynch stands between the living and the living who have died with outrage and amazement, awe and calm, straining for the brief glimpse we all get of what mortality means to a vital species.

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