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Dying To Meet You


SKU: 9789814757485

Angjolie Mei

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Why would someone leave a shining career in management to work among the dead?

Angjolie Mei, funeral director and "life celebrant", recounts how the death of her father—a veteran known as ‘The Coffin King’ in the funeral industry—prompted this dramatic choice.      

What exactly happens during embalming? What kind of post-death restoration is needed for second-degree burn victims? What are the little-known facts surrounding suicide in Singapore?

Angjolie offers the insider’s view on these and other aspects of an industry usually shrouded in mystery, and reflects on how her perceptions of death, and life, have changed since she chose this extraordinary profession.

About the Author:
Angjolie Mei, a former financial advisor and a certified funeral celebrant and a funeral director at The Life Celebrant, a provider of boutique funeral services. She is one of the few women in the funeral services industry in Singapore and provides fascinating insights into this little-known profession. This is her first book.

ISBN: 9789814757485
Format: Paperback
Size: 198mm x 129mm
Pages: 188pp text - mono 1c,16 pp - full colour
Published: April 2017

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