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Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: And Other Questions About Dead Bodies
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W. W. Norton & Company 2019
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Caitlin Doughty. (2019). Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: And Other Questions About Dead Bodies. W. W. Norton & Company.

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Caitlin Doughty, Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: And Other Questions About Dead Bodies. W. W. Norton & Company, 2019.

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Caitlin Doughty. Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: And Other Questions About Dead Bodies. W. W. Norton & Company, 2019. Web.

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New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the 2019 Goodreads Choice Award for Science & Technology

Best-selling author and mortician Caitlin Doughty answers real questions from kids about death, dead bodies, and decomposition.

Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. The best questions come from kids. What would happen to an astronaut's body if it were pushed out of a space shuttle? Do people poop when they die? Can Grandma have a Viking funeral?

In Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?, Doughty blends her mortician's knowledge of the body and the intriguing history behind common misconceptions about corpses to offer factual, hilarious, and candid answers to thirty-five distinctive questions posed by her youngest fans. In her inimitable voice, Doughty details lore and science of what happens to, and inside, our bodies after we die. Why do corpses groan? What causes bodies to turn colors during...

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New York Times Bestseller
Winner of a Goodreads Choice Award
"Funny, dark, and at times stunningly existential." —Marianne Eloise, Guardian

Everyone has questions about death. In Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?, best-selling author and mortician Caitlin Doughty answers the most intriguing questions she's ever received about what happens to our bodies when we die. In a brisk, informative, and morbidly funny style, Doughty explores everything from ancient Egyptian death rituals and the science of skeletons to flesh-eating insects and the proper depth at which to bury your pet if you want Fluffy to become a mummy. Now featuring an interview with a clinical expert on discussing these issues with young people—the source of some of our most revealing questions about death—Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? confronts our common fear of dying with candid, honest, and hilarious facts about what awaits the body we leave behind.

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