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Don't Drop the Coffin

Barry Albin-Dyer
Dont Drop the Coffin

Don't Drop the Coffin

Barry Albin-Dyer

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From graveside punch-ups and gangland-style funerals to the sci-fi mysteries of cryonic suspension, this is the story of Barry Albin-Dyer, who runs one of the UK's oldest family firms of funeral directors, in Rotherhithe, South London.;At times funny, at times bizarre, this is an insight into the profession of death. He describes all aspects of his work, from removing bodies from suicide and murder scenes to eccentric morticians, spooky happenings and fights in cemeteries.;As well as explaining the tricks of the trade, Barry, a Roman Catholic convert, ponders the meaning of death, the afterlife and the process of grieving, and refutes the claim that funeral directors prey on the vulnerable.

- Publisher Barry Albin-Dyer runs a family firm of funeral directors in south London. In this autobiography he provides an insight into his profession that is at times funny, bizarre and moving, but often horrific.

- Publisher

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From graveside punch-ups and gangland-style funerals to the sci-fi mysteries of cryonic suspension, this is the story of Barry Albin-Dyer, who runs one of the UK's oldest family firms of funeral directors, in Rotherhithe, South London.;At times funny, at times bizarre, this is an insight into the profession of death. He describes all aspects of his work, from removing bodies from suicide and murder scenes to eccentric morticians, spooky happenings and fights in cemeteries.;As well as explaining the tricks of the trade, Barry, a Roman Catholic convert, ponders the meaning of death, the afterlife and the process of grieving, and refutes the claim that funeral directors prey on the vulnerable.
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Barry Albin-Dyer runs a family firm of funeral directors in south London. In this autobiography he provides an insight into his profession that is at times funny, bizarre and moving, but often horrific.
- Publisher

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  • Catalogue Code 182495
  • Product Code 0340786655
  • EAN 9780340786659
  • Pages 272
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
  • Publication Date Oct 2002
  • Dimensions 195 x 128 x 19 mm

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