Wish You Were Here

The cover of Wish You Were Here, with my photo of Hollywood Forever

This is the the first review of Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel — and a reminder that Wish You Were Here is being given away on Goodreads this week. Here’s the link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18010009-wish-you-were-here

taphopolis

 

Loren Rhoads

12.95

Western Legends Press, 2013

ISBN-13: 978-1484197271

 

We taphophiles don’t like to settle for armchair traveling, preferring to go adventuring on our own, but even we can use a good beach read (though from under the shade of an umbrella, as many of us do take pride in our common pallor). Loren Rhoads ‘ new book Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel is the perfect book to take along with you.  It is a series of over 30 short essays about memorial spaces she has encountered ranging from her own childhood neighborhood in Michigan to Japan and the Czech Republic.  As those of us who find ourselves seeking out cemeteries wherever we go, or even designing entire itineraries around visiting the dead, will find ourselves immediately at home in her words.

Above all, Rhoads is honest, and she does not hesitate to…

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About Loren Rhoads

I'm the author of The Dangerous Type, Kill By Numbers, and No More Heroes. I am also the co-author (with Brian Thomas) of the novel Lost Angels and the author of the essay collection Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel. In addition to blogging at CemeteryTravel.com, I blog about my morbid life at lorenrhoads.com.
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