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How They Croaked Audiobook

How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous

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Publisher's Summary

Best-selling author Georgia Bragg delights young people with her quirky characters and unique subject matter. How They Croaked provides all the gory details of the awful ends of 19 awfully famous people. It details Ludwig Van Beethoven’s expansive finale, Henry VII’s explosive end, Albert Einstein’s great brain escape, and Marie Curie’s glowing demise.

©2011 Georgia Bragg (P)2011 Recorded Books,LLC

What the Critics Say

“This … study deserves the wild popularity it will without doubt acquire.” (Booklist)

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    Kindle Customer 08-14-11
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    "Morbid, but in a good way!"

    I loved this book. I learned a bunch of new and gruesome facts about how, when and why some of the most famous people in history "Croaked". But..... in a GOOD way.
    The author has a wicked sense of fun, and the narrator was PERFECT! Bravo, I can't wait till Ms. Bragg's next book.

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    Rhonda Mann 09-22-17
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    "Really enjoyed this book"

    This was enlightening about the lives and the time these famous people lived. The writer and narrator were good and kept my attention and focus. Though it deals with death it gives us an insight into these people's lives and I learned a lot from it.

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    Morgan 06-27-16
    Morgan 06-27-16
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    "great!"

    at first, i wasn't sure but being someone who loves all things gore, i had to read it and i was super happy i did. all the people in these stories are all tied which makes the story cohesive and the authors humor takes a little away from the darkness of it and trust me, that humor is definitely needed. i may listen in again. 🤗

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    kennedi 08-10-15
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    It felt like it took me there this book is amazing I loved it so much and now my summer reading is done

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