Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death

San Antonio News-Express Reviews Final Rights

Posted By on October 11, 2011

—Like Jessica Mitford‘s “American Way of Death,” “Final Rights” deals with the industry that has evolved around our culture’s reluctance to face the immutable fact of our deaths and what to do with “the remains.” Written  by the current and former executive directors of Funeral Consumers Alliance national office, “Final Rights” details in frequently polemic style methods of the funeral industry to increase profit. The authors delve into personal experiences with deaths of family and friends, reports and complaints to the nonprofit FCA and the Funeral Ethics Organization, and publications of the funeral industry itself to support their arguments… —San Antonio News-Express. Full review here.


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