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Professor Mallory McDuff to Publish New Book


Years after her parents' untimely deaths, Warren Wilson professor Mallory McDuff began a journey to revise her own final wishes with climate and community in mind. Her forthcoming book "Our Last Best Act: Planning for the End of our Lives to Protect the People and Places We Love" is a Warren Wilson and Western North Carolina story about natural burial, conservation cemeteries, aquamation, end-of-life doulas, home funerals, human composting, and poignant conversations about death and dying.


The book has received endorsements from Terry Tempest Williams, Janisse Ray, and Bill McKibben, among others. Signed copies are available for pre-order here:

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