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LAY DOWN BODY: Living History in African American Cemeteries.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.
Detroit: Visible Ink Press, (1996.). First edition - Foreword by Michael L. Blakey, preface by W. W. Law. Describes 300 cemeteries in the U.S. and Canada, ranging from the early slave cemeteries to the Sea Islands of South Carolina, Atlanta, Nicodemus, Kansas and Toronto and Los Angeles. Includes a description of the burial practices and stories of the people who founded the cemeteries, as well as a section on genealogy for beginners. An oversized trade paperback, illustrated with many photographs, bibliography, index. 339 pp. ISBN: 0-7876-06510.
Condition: Fine (as new.)Book ID: 50459More details Price: $22.00