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Design for dying

by Anne Morice

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAnne Morice.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6063.O743 D47 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. ;
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2525873M
ISBN 100312017596
LC Control Number88001004
OCLC/WorldCa17383939

Design for dying Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Parts of this book are paraphrased from previous writings by Timothy Leary Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by abowser on April 7, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   Fans of Hollywood noir films, the Poirot series, and other cozy mysteries will want to read Design for Dying as will anyone with a love of historical characters brought to life. Michelle Martinez is a research librarian and freelance writer, editor, and book reviewer.

DESIGN FOR DYING. by Renee Patrick. BUY NOW FROM Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 1st, More Fiction & Literature > Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Design for dying. [Timothy Leary; R U Sirius] Begun when Leary realized he was dying with prostate cancer, this book considers various ideas which occurred to the guru of counter-culture when faced with his own mortality. --One last taboo for the road --Design for approaching death --Death is the ultimate trip --Picking an alternative.

Design for Dying -- Leary's last book -- shows us how we too can make dying the high point of life. Irreverent, thought-provoking and hilarious, Leary's parting shot pioneers new ways to die and new ways for the living to think about death/5. All they have going for them are dogged determination, assists from the likes of Bob Hope and Barbara Stanwyck, and a killer sense of style. In show business, that just might be first in a series of riveting behind-the-scenes mysteries, Renee Patrick's Design for Dying is a delightful romp through Hollywood's Golden Age.


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Design for Dying, which in part chronicles Leary's "planned death," was published posthumously in Summary Introductions. Design for Dying contains two introductions: one by Leary and one by R. Sirius. Leary introduces readers to the event that incited the book: his diagnosis of prostate cancer.

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Los Angeles, Lillian Frost has traded dreams of stardom for security as a department store salesgirl until she discovers she's a suspect in the murder of her former roommate, Ruby Carroll. Party girl Ruby died wearing a gown she stole from the wardrobe department at Paramount Pictures, domain of Edith Head.

Edith has yet to win the first of her. Design for Dying Summary. Design for Dying was published in the United States ina year after Timothy Leary died. Although most of the book is written from Leary's point of view, R. U. Sirius played a major part in editing it, shaping various essays and notes of Leary's into a .Design for Dying was published in the United States ina year after Timothy Leary died.

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