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Being dead is no excuse

Being dead is no excuse

the official southern ladies guide to hosting the perfect funeral

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Published by Hyperion in New York, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24357379M
ISBN 101040135934-5

Title: Being Dead Is No Excuse: The Official Southern Ladies Guide to Hosting the Perfect Funeral - eBook By: Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays Format: DRM Protected ePub Vendor: Hachette Books Publication Date: ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWEBFormat: Ebook. Buy Being Dead Is No Excuse: The Official Southern Ladies Guide to Hosting the Perfect Funeral by Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $

In the words of Mississippi authors Gayden Metcalfe and Charlotte Hays, being dead is no excuse. From the paramount potlucks of the Delta to jazz funerals in New Orleans, the South rarely lets anyone go quietly into that good night. The deceased aren't just mourned, they're celebrated and continue to be even after the fact. Being Dead Is No Excuse. Sku: $ Folks in the Delta have a strong sense of community, and being dead is no impediment to belonging to it. Down South, they don't forget you when you've up and died--in fact, they visit you more often. But there are quintessential rules and rituals for kicking the bucket tastefully. Even if you.

  The title of this book is Being Dead Is No Excuse and it was written by Gayden Metcalfe, Charlotte Hays. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Hachette Books and has a total of pages in the :   Gayden Metcalfe and Charlotte Hays, authors with roots in the Mississippi Delta, have written the authoritative – and humorous, tongue-in-cheek – guide to Southern funerals in their book, Being Dead is No Excuse: The Official Southern .


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Being Southern born and bred, felt right at home reading her book, knowing that the rituals she described in the Mississippi Delta could just as easily be taking place in South Carolina (where I live) The story telling is funny, and the recipes are great/5(9).