Death Becomes Them: Unearthing the Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous, and the Notorious by Alix StraussDeath Becomes Them: Unearthing the Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous, and the Notorious by Alix Strauss

Death Becomes Them: Unearthing the Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous, and the Notorious

byAlix Strauss

Paperback | September 15, 2009

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$18.13 online 
$19.99 list price save 9%
Earn 91 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

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.

About The Author

Alix Strauss is a lifestyle trend writer who appears on national morning and talk shows. Her articles have been published in theNew York Times,Marie Claire,Time, andEntertainment Weekly, among other publications. She is the author ofThe Joy of Funerals,Have I Got a Guy for You, andDeath Becomes Them: Unearthing the Suicides of the Bril...
The Joy of Funerals: A Novel in Stories
The Joy of Funerals: A Novel in Stories

by Alix Strauss

$8.99

Available for download

Not available in stores

Have I Got a Guy for You: What Really Happens When Mom Fixes You Up
Have I Got a Guy for You: What Really Happens When Mom Fixes You Up

by Alix Strauss

$14.99

Available for download

Not available in stores

No Authority
No Authority

by Alix Strauss

$8.99

Available for download

Not available in stores

Shop this author

Details & Specs

Title:Death Becomes Them: Unearthing the Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous, and the NotoriousFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.79 inPublished:September 15, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006172856X

ISBN - 13:9780061728563

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Death Becomes Them: Unearthing the Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous, and the Notorious

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

“A truly unique, compelling and strangely life-affirming work of literary investigation. The perfect book to get you through the night. ”