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How Did They Die 2 Norman Donaldson

How Did They Die 2

Norman Donaldson

Published March 28th 1994
ISBN : 9780312921545
Mass Market Paperback
2 pages
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They pass through the pearly gates with pizazz! The famous and infamous often exit the world with dramatic and peculiar twists. The authors have exhumed hundreds of little-known facts to shed new light on the dying days of 150 more notablesMoreThey pass through the pearly gates with pizazz! The famous and infamous often exit the world with dramatic and peculiar twists. The authors have exhumed hundreds of little-known facts to shed new light on the dying days of 150 more notables throughout history - from Nero to Walt Disney. They tell:- What finally sank President Grover Cleveland - 14 years after he survived cancer surgery at sea- Why Roman Emperor Nero wanted his grave custom-fit - and how he tried it on for size just before committing suicide- Why famed violinist Niccolo Paganinis body had eight different resting places - include a leper house and a concrete vat - before finally being laid to rest 56 years after his death- What Oliver Cromwell did to deserve being hanged and beheaded - three years after he died- What Wild Bill Hickok drew in a poker game when his number came up