Last Words Of Notable People: Final Words Of More Than 3500 Noteworthy People Throughout History
Publish Date: 2010-09-01
Last Words of Notable People (2010) is a comprehensive core reference work on last words, dying words or famous last words. A work of unprecedented scope and study...Covering the final utterances of noted people over the span of thousands of years and the entire globe; each person is presented with a relevant biographical treatment. Each entry is meticulously documented, citing best sources available. Connection or relation of cited sources to entries are presented. Accuracy or veracity of reputed last words is often questioned. Conflicting variations of reported last words for many entries are presented for the purpose of further research. Contains a detailed selected annotated bibliography of significant last word sources. Well indexed. The conclusion of more than a dozen years work and consultation of tens of thousands of sources, Last Words of Notable People is far and away the definitive compilation and treatment of recorded last words compiled to date. Highly recommended for libraries and reference collections.