Death matters history, humor, advice by Richard H. McHugh

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Published by Heritage Books in Westminster, Md .

Written in English

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  • McHugh, Richard H,
  • McHugh Funeral Homes -- History,
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies -- United States -- History,
  • Undertakers and undertaking -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]).

Book details

StatementRichard H. McHugh
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT3203 .M345 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination168, [1] p. :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23236006M
ISBN 109780788445576, 9780788471742
LC Control Number2009293792

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