Grave Matters

A Journey Through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural Way of Burial

by Mark Harris

Hardcover, 193 pages, Simon & Schuster, List Price: $24 | purchase

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Grave Matters
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A Journey Through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural Way of Burial
Author
Mark Harris

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Profiles the increasingly popular method of natural burial as an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional burials, citing the toxic hazards and high expense of embalming methods while discussing the benefits of chemical-free cremation, home burial, and burial-at-sea options. 35,000 first printing.