Death Becomes Them

Death Becomes Them

Unearthing The Suicides Of The Brilliant, The Famous, And The Notorious

Book - 2009
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Author Alix Strauss takes a provocative look at the self-imposed deaths of the famous and infamous in Death Becomes Them. In this fascinating and intimate chronicle of celebrity suicides, the spotlight shines on the lonely last moments of Kurt Cobain and Ernest Hemingway, Abbie Hoffman and Adolf Hitler, Dorothy Dandridge , Sigmund Freud, Hunter S. Thompson, and others. Death Becomes Them explores their sadness and madness, their accomplishments and the circumstances that led to their irreversible decision, and wishes them all a fond final good-bye.

Publisher: New York : Harper, c2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780061728563
006172856X
Characteristics: xxi, 325 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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