The Truth About Death: And Other Stories


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Simon, an undertaker, embalms his own father and faces his own death. Louisa, Simon’s mother, makes peace with her husband over his dead body in a cooler in the basement of the funeral home. Simon contemplates the mystery of death over a plate of spaghetti cacio e pepe in Rome with an Italian undertaker. The dog, Maya – who works as a greeter at the funeral home where she comforts those who are grieving hardest – eventually makes the truth about death known to Elizabeth, Simon’s wife. New Yorker cartoons keep the family laughing during the most difficult months, Elizabeth decides to show her own cartoons (included here), to the New Yorker cartoon editor, Bob Mankoff, at his office in New York.

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Simon, an undertaker, embalms his own father and faces his own death. Louisa, Simon’s mother, makes peace with her husband over his dead body in a cooler in the basement of the funeral home. Simon contemplates the mystery of death over a plate of spaghetti cacio e pepe in Rome with an Italian undertaker. The dog, Maya – who works as a greeter at the funeral home where she comforts those who are grieving hardest – eventually makes the truth about death known to Elizabeth, Simon’s wife. New Yorker cartoons keep the family laughing during the most difficult months, Elizabeth decides to show her own cartoons (included here), to the New Yorker cartoon editor, Bob Mankoff, at his office in New York.

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Author Robert Hellenga Published by Bloomsbury Press ISBN 9781632862914 EAN 9781632862914 Bic Code Cover Hardback

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