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Product details

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (April 29 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0143113836
  • ISBN-13: 978-0143113836
  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.3 x 19.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 113 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #828,039 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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You probably won't have heard of any of the people eulogized in "Obit," but they will remind you of the variety of humans on earth and the absolute certainty that no matter how powerful a personality, eventually the body goes, and that what remains stays not only in people's hearts, but in their stories.
a"Chicago Sun-Times"

a You probably wonat have heard of any of the people eulogized in "Obit," but they will remind you of the variety of humans on earth and the absolute certainty that no matter how powerful a personality, eventually the body goes, and that what remains stays not only in peopleas hearts, but in their stories.a
a"Chicago Sun-Times"

You probably won t have heard of any of the people eulogized in "Obit", but they will remind you of the variety of humans on earth and the absolute certainty that no matter how powerful a personality, eventually the body goes, and that what remains stays not only in people s hearts, but in their stories.
"Chicago Sun-Times"

? You probably won?t have heard of any of the people eulogized in "Obit", but they will remind you of the variety of humans on earth and the absolute certainty that no matter how powerful a personality, eventually the body goes, and that what remains stays not only in people's hearts, but in their stories.?
?"Chicago Sun-Times"

About the Author

Jim Sheeler is the Shirley Wormser Professor of Journalism and Media Writing at Case Western Reserve University. He is the author of a Pulitzer Prize–winning newspaper feature on the war in Iraq that led to a book, Final Salute, which was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award in nonfiction.


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