The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed.
About the Book
In its third edition, this massive reference work lists the final resting places of more than 14,000 people from a wide range of fields, including politics, the military, the arts, crime, sports and popular culture. Many entries are new to this edition. Each listing provides birth and death dates, a brief summary of the subject’s claim to fame and their burial site location or as much as is known. Grave location within a cemetery is provided in many cases, as well as places of cremation and sites where ashes were scattered. Source information is provided.
About the Author(s)
Format: softcover (8.5 x 11 in 2 vols.)
Bibliographic Info: glossary, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2016
Book Reviews & Awards
“meticulously researched”—ARBA; Reviews of the Second Edition: “a good resource…recommended”—Choice; “easy-to-use…interesting…useful”—Booklist; “fascinating”—C&RL News; “broader treatment [than the competition]…provided with a flair…detail[ed]”—Big Reel; “interesting…a great companion”—Accessibly Live Off-Line.