7 edition of The Last Great Necessity found in the catalog.
May 9, 1995
by The Johns Hopkins University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||320|
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Like a literary treatment farm, it manages to turn the completely unpalatable into something utterly irresistible. Rose George is great author Cited by: "Four generations of David Charles Sloane's family have designed, landscaped, and managed cemeteries, so when he tells that story in 'The Last Great Necessity' he does so with a professional's equanimity and expertise/5(35).
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