|Statement||by Jacki Gallagher|
|Contributions||University of California, Los Angeles. Museum of Cultural History, Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||F1219.3.S38 G35 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||127,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||127|
|LC Control Number||2011658986|
Companions of the dead: Ceramic tomb sculpture from ancient West Mexico [Jacki Gallagher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Companions is Katie M. Flynn's debut novel. The premise of The Companions is intriguing. A highly contagious virus. The dead, who come in l forms - from sad rolling cans to manufactured bodies. A companionship program where the wealthy can upload their consciousness before dying. Sounds good right? Unfortunately this just didn't work for me/5(). “Companions” are provided to the shut-ins in the form of the dead, whose consciousnesses have been uploaded into various forms, from crude robots to flesh-covered humanoids. Deceased ancestors are celebrated in the Mexican Day of the Dead, while the ancient Egyptians mummified their dead to secure their afterlife. A volume of unprecedented breadth and sinister beauty, Death: A Graveside Companion examines a staggering range of cultural attitudes toward death. The book is organized into themed chapters: The Art of Dying, Examining the Dead, Memorializing the Dead, The Personification of Death, Symbolizing Death /5(37).
“The Companions is one of those rare novels that leave you feeling euphoric and hollow, filled with questions about the loss and loneliness that shape life after a loved one is gone and comes back. A stunning debut ed on: Ma Further reading. Osman, Amr, Companions, in ''Muhammad in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia of the Prophet of God (2 vols.), Edited by C. Fitzpatrick and A. Walker, Santa Barbara, ABC-CLIO, ; Ibn Sa'd al-Baghdadi, Muhammad – The book of The Major Classes, only partially translated into English; see Men of Medina and Women of Medina published by . The Deadly Companions. The Deadly Companions is a American Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Steve Cochran, and Chill by: Marlin Skiles. In Christian and Islamic tradition, the Seven Sleepers (Arabic: اصحاب الکهف , romanized: aṣḥāb al kahf, lit. 'People of the Cave') is the story of a group of youths who hid inside a cave outside the city of Ephesus around CE to escape a religious persecution and emerged some years later. The earliest version of this story comes from the Syrian bishop Jacob of Serugh Canonized: Pre-Congregation.
The Companions is a compelling, gripping, whip-smart piece of speculative fiction." —Jennie Melamed, author of Gather the Daughters "A suspenseful, introspective debut." —Kirkus Reviews “This sweeping novel of near-future dystopia has an ensemble cast and covers continents and years of time, but it never loses its intimacy and : Gallery/Scout Press. Book of the Dead, ancient Egyptian collection of mortuary texts made up of spells or magic formulas, placed in tombs and believed to protect and aid the deceased in the hereafter. Probably compiled and reedited during the 16th century bce, the collection included Coffin Texts . Borders are closed, cities are highly surveilled, and death is no longer black and white. Metis, a med-tech corporation, has ownership of all companions, or machines the dying can upload their consciousness into. Companions can either be wards of their families or sold to strangers—but they are all denied basic human rights. Companions of the Dead: Ceramic Tomb Sculpture from Ancient West Mexico by Gallagher, Jacki and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at