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American Afterlife: Modern Day Mourning

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American Afterlife: Encounters in the Customs of Mourning is a provocative book looking at the way Americans mourn. Author Kate Sweeney gives particular emphasis to the ongoing evolution of how we pay tribute to our deceased loved ones, i.e. roadside shrines, memorial tattoos, green burials, etc.