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"In this funny, insightful memoir, a young socialite risks social suicide when she takes a job at a legendary funeral chapel on New York City{u2019}s Upper East Side. Good Mourning offers a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most famous funeral homes in the country--where not even big money can protect you from the universal experience of grieving. It{u2019}s Gossip Girl meets Six Feet Under, told from the unique perspective of a fashionista turned funeral planner. Elizabeth Meyer stumbled upon a career in the midst of planning her own father{u2019}s funeral, which she turned into an upbeat party with Rolling Stones music, thousands of dollars worth of her mother{u2019}s favorite flowers, and a personalized eulogy. Starting out as a receptionist, Meyer quickly found she had a knack for helping people cope with their grief, as well as creating fitting send-offs for some of the city{u2019}s most high-powered residents.

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