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Dead in Good Company: A Celebration of Mount Auburn Cemetery

Harrison, John and Kim Nagy, Editors

ISBN 10: 0996374701 / ISBN 13: 9780996374705
Published by Ziggy Owl Press, 2015
Condition: Collectible: Very Good Soft cover
From Buteo Books (Arrington, VA, U.S.A.)

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A series of essays on birds and wildlife at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Illustrated with color phots on the numerous birds and mammals observed at the oldest landscaped cemetery in the United States. Signed by the editors. Bookseller Inventory # 14618

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Title: Dead in Good Company: A Celebration of Mount...

Publisher: Ziggy Owl Press

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Collectible: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Dead In Good Company is a compelling collection  of essays, poems and wildlife photographs of Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Sweet Auburn, as it is affectionately known, is America's first garden cemetery.

An amazing group of authors have come together to celebrate this unique resource - including Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz; historical novelist William Martin; former Mayor of Boston and Ambassador to the Vatican, Ray Flynn; Boston author and television icon, Hank Phillippi Ryan; Pulitzer Prize winner, Megan Marshall; mystery/true-crime author Kate Flora; mystery author Katherine Hall Page; medical thriller author Gary Goshgarian (Braver); broadcasting legend Upton Bell; world renowned bird guide author and artist David Sibley; drama critic, author and host of the Theatre World Awards, Peter Filichia; screen writer, author Chris Keane; Mass Audubon's Wayne Petersen; Talkin' Birds radio host, Ray Brown; author, naturalist Peter Alden; founder of Project Coyote, Camilla Fox; Director of the World Bird Sanctuary, Jeff Meshach; senior scientist for wildlife at the Humane Society of the United States, John Hadidian; historian Dee Morris; and sports writer and commentator, Dan Shaughnessy.

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JOHN HARRISON and KIM NAGY, Editors/Authors,  Dead In Good Company  John Harrison graduated from Bentley University and then served in the U.S. Navy with the Navy Security Group, stationed at NAVCOMMSTA Sidi Yahia, Morocco. Returning to civilian life, he founded Epilog Enterprises, a book distribution company, in 1975. He is currently the president and works with his founding partners, Arthur and Corinne Kinsman.  His passion for nature ultimately led to the idea for this book.  His photographs have been published by Mass Audubon, the Humane Society of the United States, and Project Coyote in CA, and have appeared in books, magazines, newspapers, and websites. He lectures on nature and wildlife at elementary schools and to senior citizen groups. Additionally, he initiated and has authored the Medford Wildlife Watch blog for The Medford Transcript newspaper since 2009.  Kim Nagy has made the natural world both her profession and her hobby.  She is an avid wildlife and nature photographer, and travels widely in pursuit of her craft. She works as a regional sales manager in the natural foods industry, and travels extensively throughout the East Coast and the Midwest. She graduated from Boston College, and holds the Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache from the Goethe Institut in Munich, Germany. Her photos have appeared in National Geographic's Daily Dozen, BirdWatching, several publications of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, The Marco Review, and

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