Author: Caitlin Doughty

Book Review: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty

Posted September 15, 2014 in Reviews / 13 Comments
Book Review: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty

After witnessing a deadly accident as a child, Caitlin Doughty grew up with a fascination with death. She earned a degree in medieval history, but when her knowledge of witch burnings failed to bring employers to the yard, she took a job as a crematory operator for a family-owned mortuary. In the year she worked there, she got a unique insight into America’s death industry and developed a new perspective on the ways we deal (or don’t deal) with the inevitable. In […]