Book of the Dead (memoir)

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Book of the Dead: Friends of Yesteryear: Fictioneers & Others
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Dust-jacket photograph by Eric Carlson for Book of the Dead
Author E. Hoffmann Price
Cover artist photograph by Eric Carlson
Country United States
Language English
Subject biography
Publisher Arkham House
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages xxii, 423 pp
ISBN 0-87054-179-X
OCLC 46420057
813/.5209 21
LC Class PS3566.R465 Z47 2001

Book of the Dead: Friends of Yesteryear: Fictioneers & Others is a collection of memoirs by author E. Hoffmann Price. It was published in 2001 by Arkham House in an edition of approximately 4,000 copies. The book contains memoirs of several writers of the pulp magazine era. Also included are several appreciations of Price by other authors.


Book of the Dead contains the following:

  1. "Introduction", by Jack Williamson
  2. "Some Notes on EHP and the Book of the Dead", by Peter Ruber
  3. Friends of Yesteryear: Fictioneers & Others
  4. Other Memoirs
  5. Index


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  • Nielsen, Leon (2004). Arkham House Books: A Collector's Guide. Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 146. ISBN 0-7864-1785-4.