Past Mortems: Life and Death Behind Mortuary Doors download free [PDF and Ebook] by Carla Valentine

Past Mortems: Life and Death Behind Mortuary Doors download free [PDF and Ebook] by Carla Valentine year 2018
  • Book name: Past Mortems: Life and Death Behind Mortuary Doors
  • Author: Carla Valentine
  • Release date: 2018/1/29
  • Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN BOOK GROUP
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Medical
  • ISBN: 9780751565348
  • Rating: 8.94 of 10
  • Votes: 500
  • Review by: Laylah Michel
  • Review rating: 9.64 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/13
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Part memoir and part manifesto, Valentine's book lifts the lid on daily life in the mortuary . . . Valentine bares her own soul . . . with visceral attention to physical and emotional detail - Wendy Moore, GuardianA fascinating portrait . . . one seriously intriguing read - GlamourA grisly topic, but a glorious read - Mail on SundayA day in the life of Carla Valentine - curator, pathology technician and 'death professional' - is not your average day. She spent ten years training and working as an Anatomical Pathology Technologist: where the mortuary slab was her desk, and that day's corpses her task list.Past Mortems tells Carla's stories of those years, as well as investigating the body alongside our attitudes towards death - shedding light on what the living can learn from dead and the toll the work can take on the living souls who carry it out. Fascinating and insightful, Past Mortems reveals the truth about what happens when the mortuary doors swing shut or the lid of the coffin closes . . .
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H35M28S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Forensic Science, Sociology: Death & Dying, Biography: General, Autobiography: General, Mortuary Practice
  • Available formats: PDF, TXT, WORD, EPUB, AZW3, PDB, LRF, DOC. Compressed in ZIP, AZW4, RPM, TBZ2, RAR, LZMA
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 9.97 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x197x20mm
  • Weight: 244g
  • Printed by: Sphere
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
Categories: Medical, 2018, English
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