This is the book that contains the most famous and interesting obituaries from The New York Times.
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This is the book that contains the most famous and interesting obituaries from The New York Times. The newspaper’s obituary editor, William McDonald, has compiled an eclectic collection of 320 published eulogies spanning the periodical’s 165 years. Organized into 16 sections including “The World Stage,” “Groundbreakers,” and “The Notorious,” the book’s obituaries enlighten readers on the legacy of American presidents, the paradoxical lives of pop culture icons, and the troubling truth behind history’s most nefarious transgressors. With 150 black and white photos, the book contains an extraordinary roster of history-makers including Lucille Ball, Winston Churchill, Al Capone, Marilyn Monroe, and John F. Kennedy. It also includes access to an exclusive website containing 10,000 additional obituaries from The New York Times. Hardcover. 656 pages. 12" L x 7 3/4" W x 2" D. (2 1/2 lbs.)