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Dead Presidents

An American Adventure into the Strange Deaths and Surprising Afterlives of Our Nations Leaders

by Brady Carlson

eBook

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"Entertaining...Carlson shifts deftly among sombre, macabre, and playful stories and shows how the death-tourism industry reveals more than amusing trivia." —The New Yorker

In Dead Presidents, public radio host and reporter Brady Carlson takes readers on an epic trip to presidential gravesites, monuments, and memorials from sea to shining sea. With an engaging mix of history and contemporary reporting, Carlson explores the death stories of our greatest leaders, and shows that the ways we memorialize our presidents reveal as much about us as they do about the men themselves.


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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Kindle Book

  • Release date: February 1, 2016

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780393243949
  • File size: 3362 KB
  • Release date: February 1, 2016

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780393243949
  • File size: 3769 KB
  • Release date: February 1, 2016


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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
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English

"Entertaining...Carlson shifts deftly among sombre, macabre, and playful stories and shows how the death-tourism industry reveals more than amusing trivia." —The New Yorker

In Dead Presidents, public radio host and reporter Brady Carlson takes readers on an epic trip to presidential gravesites, monuments, and memorials from sea to shining sea. With an engaging mix of history and contemporary reporting, Carlson explores the death stories of our greatest leaders, and shows that the ways we memorialize our presidents reveal as much about us as they do about the men themselves.


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