LA's Graveside Companion: Where the V.I.P.s R.I.P.

LA's Graveside Companion: Where the V.I.P.s R.I.P.

by Steve Goldstein


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Ten years in the making, this informative guide to a dozen Los Angeles cemeteries locates the 400 most interesting gravesites in Southern California. Over 270 color photos, informative text, and driving directions guide readers to the graves of L.A.'s most famous and influential citizens. Included are early film stars Rudolph Valentino, Douglas Fairbanks, and Florence Lawrence; along with Cecil B. DeMille and Jesse Lasky. It includes the graves of former slave turned philanthropist Biddy Mason and comic legends Jack Benny, Eddie Cantor, Milton Berle, and George Jessel; even the area's most visited grave, Marilyn Monroe's, is featured.
The text includes biographies for each star and where bodies are buried that are not in cemeteries! All who are passionate about history and the movies will treasure this book.

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ISBN-13: 9780764331541
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 03/14/2009
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,218,031
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Steve Goldstein has been a cemetery historian for over 20 years. He conducts periodic tours of the gravesites and lives in Los Angeles.

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