New. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Study of the most shocking and spectacular suicides of modern times, self-inflicted deaths by figures who were either famous beforehand or achieved notoriety by the sheer nature, scale or repercussions of their fatal actions. Ripe with human carnage, Straight to Hell is a grim catalogue of the sudden, often brutal deaths which constantly serve to remind us of our own fragile mortality. Includes Budd Dwyer, Pierre Molinier, David Rappaport, Michael Ryan, Adolf Hitler, Guy Debord, Harry Crosby, John McCollum, Jim Jones, Kurt Cobain, Rudolf Schwartzkogler, Gilles Deleuze, Fred West, Unica Zurn, Diane Linkletter, Yukio Mishima, David Koresh, Donald Cammell, Hart Crane, Heaven's Gate, Mark Rothko, Thomas Hamilton, Sid Vicious.
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