This Party’s Dead: Grief, Joy and Spilled Rum at the World’s Death Festivals

This Party’s Dead: Grief, Joy and Spilled Rum at the World’s Death Festivals

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After finding her father-in-law dead a week after he died, Erica found herself flailing in a culture that doesn’t like to discuss death. Having lived in Mexico, she decided to go back to Day of the Dead, and six more death festivals around the world to answer the question:

 

How do people all over the world deal with the certainty that they’re going to die?
“A positively life-affirming book”, This Party’s Dead follows Erica Buist’s journey to the death festivals of Mexico, Nepal, Sicily, Thailand, Japan, Indonesia and Madagascar.
This Party’s Dead: Grief, Joy and Spilled Rum at the World’s Death Festivals

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