Apr 18, 1997
Usually we talk about death as a tragedy, a mystery, a hard-to-comprehend fact of life. But in addition to all that, for all sorts of people it's also ... a job.
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Stories of undertakers, homicide detectives, slaughterhouse workers, enunculators, autopsy pathologists, exterminators, and others. Does their contact with death teach them something we should learn?
- Thomas Lynch reads from his book The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade. (14 minutes)