The Mourner's Dance
What We Do When People DieBook - 2003
When her daughter's fiance died suddenly, Katherine Ashenburg was surprised to see how her daughter intuitively re-created the traditional rituals of mourning, even those of which she was ignorant. Intrigued, Ashenburg began to explore the rich and endlessly inventive choreographies different cultures and times have devised to mark a universal and deeply felt plight.
Publisher: New York : North Point Press, 2003
Edition: 1st American ed
Characteristics: 326 p. : ill. ; 22 cm