Cover of: Obit | Jim Sheeler


inspiring stories of ordinary people who led extraordinary lives

Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

How to build a mountain : Edward 'Duke' Mallory
Life's lessons learned too soon : Daniel Seltzer
The Marine who wasn't afraid to cry : William B. Chapple Jr
The magician who saved his best trick for last : Robert E. Schmidt
Living in the blink : Lois A. Engel
A lifetime together; death four days apart : John and Carmella Scordo
'Loopie' grows up : Spc. Travis W. Anderson
Quittin' time : Wesley Denis Conda
Swan song for a pioneer : Harold H. Gray
'Your life must be so dull' : Severin David Foley
'I was only nineteen. Why me?' : Orlando B. Trujillo
The city's last cowboy battled the new West : Laura 'Billie' Preston
One empty seat at the deli : Nicholas Papadakis
Choosing life's words by hand : Elaine Jorgensen Peck
Exploding turkeys, wieners, and champagne : Robert L. Druva
A gardener of words : Preston Arly Coble
Love stories from a plane crash : Glenn Davis, Robert Jones, Ryan Sanders
A century of life for a lost heartbeat : George Curry Evans
A treehouse above it all : Douglas Patrick Donnelly
The barflies say goodbye : Patricia J. Wagster
Lullabies for lions, bears, and baby warthogs : Dennis A. Roling
A home for all that disappears : Eleanor C. Foley
The life of the carousel : Robert E. McClelland
A street service for a blood brother : Waldron Chandler Rock
Appreciating values in Aspen : Warren Conner
Mr. and Mrs. Marshal : Jimmy and Vera Griffith
The cowboy on the roof : William Lyman Davies
Another terrible year for the soil : Gregory D. Harris
Living with the risk : Tom Dunwiddie and Monika Eldridge
The man who spoke horse : Keith Hagler
Eighty-five years in eighty-eight keys : Marian Morrison Robinson
Counting on life's tiniest beads : Floy Box Valdez
The leprechaun who shared his treasure : Clarence Paul 'Clancy' Sheehy
Choosing the last letters : Marie Coombs
Pillows in Grandpa's tractor : Albert 'Fritz' Albrandt
After 624 deaths, one more : Carolyn Jaffe
Mr. Colorado's weakness : Ray McGuire
Lessons from an imperfect teacher : Dan Sarlo
Cheating death together : Harold and Catherine Helgoth
If you squeeze a moment what comes out? : Aimee Joan Grunberger
The shortest obituary on the page : Jonathan Richardson.

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Dewey Decimal Class
978.8/033092, B
Library of Congress
CT226 .S54 2008

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xiii, 242 pages ;
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