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 Final Exits by Michael Largo

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PostSubject: Final Exits by Michael Largo   Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:27 pm

In short, the book "Final Exits" by Michael Largo is a comprehensive encyclopedia of how we die. From the most terrible diseases via completely over-estimating yourself to bizarre freak accidents, the book describes just about every fathomable way to meet your maker, complete with illustrations.

In some ways, Largo has a bit too much fun breaking out all the gory details, in other points, he remains strangely vague, as if the data were unclear - or perhaps he simply took pity on the reader. However, "Final Exits" makes for an extremely entertaining read, and I recommend it to anyone.

If history is doomed to repeat itself, bring on the beheadings.
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PostSubject: Re: Final Exits by Michael Largo   Sat Jul 30, 2011 12:53 pm

I've heard of this book but never picked it up. It sounds similar to a television show (probably influenced by this book) called "1001 Ways To Die".

My paternal grandfather died in his sleep at the age of 88. I wouldn't mind inheriting this particular trait.

So many things I would have done, but clouds got in my way.--Joni Mitchell
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