The book of extraordinary deaths : true accounts of ill-fated lives / Cecilia Ruiz.

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  • Author(s): Ruiz, Cecilia, author illustrator
  • Language:
    English
  • Publication Information:
    New York : Blue Rider Press, [2018]
  • Publication Date:
    2018
  • Physical Description:
    1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 15 x 23 cm
  • Publication Type:
    Book
  • Document Type:
    Non-fiction
  • Subject Terms:
  • Additional Information
    • Abstract:
      Summary: "A welcome dose of dark humor for these dark times, from acclaimed illustrator Cecilia Ruiz. The Book of Extraordinary Deaths introduces readers to the bizarre demises of thinkers, writers, monarchs, artists, and notable nobodies throughout history. Beginning in the seventh century BC with the unusual death of Draco and journeying chronologically to the present day, Ruiz's playfully sinister giftbook illustrates and describes the infamous deaths of these unfortunate souls. From stories of the hot-air balloon duel that claimed a Frenchman's life to the fatal wardrobe malfunction of famed dancer Isadora Duncan, The Book of Extraordinary Deaths is a uniquely clever and gorgeously rendered meditation on life's ironies and mysteries. With Ruiz's witty descriptions and rich, captivating illustrations, her characters come to life on the page even as they shuffle off this mortal coil."--Publisher's website.
    • ISBN:
      039918404X
      9780399184048
    • Accession Number:
      on1022206748
      1022206748
    • Accession Number:
      fay.584667
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      RUIZ, C. The book of extraordinary deaths : true accounts of ill-fated lives. [s.l.] : Blue Rider Press, 2018. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 18 ago. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Ruiz C. The Book of Extraordinary Deaths : True Accounts of Ill-Fated Lives. Blue Rider Press; 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584667. Accessed August 18, 2019.
    • APA:
      Ruiz, C. (2018). The book of extraordinary deaths : true accounts of ill-fated lives. Blue Rider Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584667
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Ruiz, Cecilia. 2018. The Book of Extraordinary Deaths : True Accounts of Ill-Fated Lives. Blue Rider Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584667.
    • Harvard:
      Ruiz, C. (2018) The book of extraordinary deaths : true accounts of ill-fated lives. Blue Rider Press. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584667 (Accessed: 18 August 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Ruiz, C 2018, The book of extraordinary deaths : true accounts of ill-fated lives, Blue Rider Press, viewed 18 August 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Ruiz, Cecilia. The Book of Extraordinary Deaths : True Accounts of Ill-Fated Lives. Blue Rider Press, 2018. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584667.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Ruiz, Cecilia. The Book of Extraordinary Deaths : True Accounts of Ill-Fated Lives. Blue Rider Press, 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584667.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Ruiz C. The book of extraordinary deaths : true accounts of ill-fated lives [Internet]. Blue Rider Press; 2018 [cited 2019 Aug 18]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584667