Using as his basis Variety's necrology register for 1976, Saroyan comments upon and presents his reminiscences of some of the greats in the entertainment field
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Obituaries turns out to be an astonishing book, a profound and even original meditation about death and our only possible answer to it: the way we live. It is also about sex, being a parent, Saroyan's Armenian memories, talks with Dickens's ghosts, Hollywood riffraff, and anything else this wise raconteur, in his inimitable way, deems worthy. Obituaries is solemn, beautiful, hilarious, raunchy, a heart-breakingly sad and funny testament and one of Saroyan's finest books. -- Publishers Weekly
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Book Description Creative Arts Book Co, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110916870162