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The mansion of happiness [electronic resource] : a history of life and death / Jill Lepore.

Authors: Lepore, Jill, 1966-
Call number: DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Publication date: 2012.
Subject: Politics and culture -- United States -- History.
Popular culture -- United States -- History.
Life -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Life (Biology) -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Life cycle, Human -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Death -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Happiness -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
United States -- Social life and customs.
United States -- Social conditions.
United States -- Intellectual life.
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Title: The mansion of happiness [electronic resource] : a history of life and death / Jill Lepore.
Title added entry: New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
Physical description: 1 online resource.
Contents note: Introduction: The mansion of happiness -- Hatched -- Baby good -- The children's room -- All about erections -- Mr. Marriage -- Happiness minutes -- Confessions of an amateur mother -- Happy old age -- The gate of heaven -- Resurrection -- Last words -- A chronology.
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Summary note: A history of American ideas about life and death includes coverage of topics ranging from the 17th-century Englishman who investigated a belief about life starting with eggs and the heated debates over Darwin's evolutionary findings to the role of the Space Age in changing views on planetary life to the 1970s trends in cryogenics.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Genre: Electronic books.
Local subject: Downloadable e-books.
Available in other form: Lepore, Jill, 1966- Mansion of happiness. 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780307958501 (electronic bk.)
0307958507 (electronic bk.)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1409260
Bib No.: 1409260

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