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Octavo, silver illus. boards (hardcover), 154 pp. Fine (As New), in a Fine (As New) dust jakcet. From jacket: ...Alan Bisbort captures all the drama, the tragedy, and even the humor of the departed, whether they left this world or their job. These choice goodbyes -- inspiring, bleak, absurd -- have been gleaned from original sources. And...Bisbort has provided witty, ocncise, and very informative text that puts these famous last words into a factual context so readers can make sense of them. From ancient leaders to today's personalities, from the real to the imagined, Famous Last Words is fascinating, illuminating, and immensely rewarding.
Title: Famous Last Words: Apt Observations, Pleas, Curses, Benedictions, Sour Notes, Bons Mots, and Insights from People on the Brink of Departure.
Categories: Wit and Wisdom,
Publisher: San Francisco: Pomegranate, .:
Item: 1.00 Item
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