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Famous Last Words, Fond Farewells, Deathbed Diatribes, and Exclamations Upon Expiration - by Ray Robinson (Hardcover)

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Highlights

  • "Don't let it end like this.
  • Author(s): Ray Robinson
  • 192 Pages
  • Reference, Quotations

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About the Book



In this collection, the famous last words of the dying are unexpectedly infused with life, hope, wisdom, and often, laughter.



Book Synopsis



"Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something."--Pancho Villa

"Drink to me!"--Pablo Picasso

A collection of notable last recorded words of the dying, Famous Last Words is bursting with life, hope, wisdom, and often laughter. Here are writers, philosophers, athletes, kings and queens, movie stars, politicians, and more, in all sorts of moods and states of preparedness. Some merely want to say goodbye to loved ones, others want to create a legacy.

Ultimately, every one of these parting statements is a reflection of the person behind it. Each is accompanied by a mini-biography of the speaker, including the context of death, from the golf course ("That was a great game of golf, fellers."--Bing Crosby) to a favorite armchair ("Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough."--Karl Marx).

Dimensions (Overall): 6.72 Inches (H) x 3.9 Inches (W) x .78 Inches (D)
Weight: .43 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 192
Genre: Reference
Sub-Genre: Quotations
Publisher: Workman Publishing
Format: Hardcover
Author: Ray Robinson
Language: English
Street Date: September 5, 2003
TCIN: 92437921
UPC: 9780761126096
Item Number (DPCI): 247-07-3767
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.78 inches length x 3.9 inches width x 6.72 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.43 pounds
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