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001    ocn943689268 
003    OCoLC 
005    20170302110813.0 
008    160617s2016    nyua          001 0deng   
010      2016023114 
020    9780316395472|q(hardcover) 
020    0316395471|q(hardcover) 
020    |z9781478913429|q(audio download) 
020    |z9780316395465|q(ebook) 
035    (OCoLC)943689268 
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049    CKEA 
050 00 CT120|b.N455 2016 
082 00 920.02|223 
245 04 The New York Times book of the dead :|b320 print and 10,
       000 digital obituaries of extraordinary people /|cedited 
       by William McDonald. 
250    First edition. 
264  1 New York, NY :|bBlack Dog & Leventhal Publishers,|c[2016] 
300    ix, 646 pages :|billustrations ;|c31 cm +|e1 webkey (5 x 
       11 cm) 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
500    Includes index. 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  The world stage -- American leaders -- Titans of business 
       -- Champions of the cause -- Thinkers -- The notorious -- 
       The old West -- Warriors -- Groundbreakers -- The media --
       The literary world -- Stage and screen -- Popular music --
       Dance and classical music -- The visual arts -- Athletes. 
520 2  "The obituary page of The New York Times is a celebration 
       of extraordinary lives. This groundbreaking package 
       includes 300 obits in the book with exclusive online 
       access to 10,000 more of the most important and 
       fascinating obituaries the Times has ever published. The 
       obituary page is the section many readers first turn to 
       not only see who died, but to read some of the most 
       inspiring, insightful, often funny, and elegantly written 
       stories celebrating the lives of the men and women who 
       have influenced our world. This book, for the first time, 
       chronicles the lives of these history-makers from the past
       160 years through the obits page of The New York Times, 
       one of the most talked about and lingered over sections of
       the newspaper. Arranged into sections like People of 
       Letters, Entertainers and Performers, Politicians and 
       Leaders, and the Infamous, the selected obituaries, hand-
       picked by obituaries editor, Bill McDonald, include 
       fascinating lives from recent history--from FDR to Winston
       Churchill, Marilyn Monroe to Robin Williams, Albert 
       Einstein to Robert Oppenheimer, Princess Grace to Lady Di,
       Al Capone to John Gotti, and more than 300 more including 
       some lesser-known but remarkable people who's compelling 
       lives and inventions have impacted the world. Also 
       included is a web-key which allows instant access to an 
       exclusive website featuring 10,000 selected obituaries 
       which are easily searchable by name, theme, dates, and 
       more. Designed with 150 black-and-white photographs, this 
       tomb-sized book plus website package is the perfect gift"-
       -|cProvided by publisher. 
648  7 1800-2099|2fast 
650  0 Biography|y20th century. 
650  0 Biography|y19th century. 
650  0 Biography|y21st century. 
650  0 Obituaries. 
650  0 Obituaries|zUnited States. 
650  7 Biography.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00832149 
650  7 Obituaries.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01042781 
650  7 HISTORY / United States / General. 
650  7 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical. 
650  7 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY /Reference. 
651  0 United States|vBiography. 
651  7 United States.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01204155 
655  7 Biographies.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01919896 
655  7 Biography.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01423686 
655  7 Biographies.|2lcgft 
700 1  McDonald, William,|eeditor. 
994    C0|bCKE 
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