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People who eat darkness : the true story of a young woman who vanished from the streets of Tokyo and the evil that swallowed her up

Author: Richard Lloyd Parry
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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Richard Lloyd Parry, an award-winning foreign correspondent, chronicles the 2000 disappearance, massive search, long investigation, and the even longer murder trial behind the gruesome murder case of Lucie Blackman in Japan.
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Genre/Form: True crime stories
Electronic books
Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Parry, Richard Lloyd.
People who eat darkness.
(DLC) 2011047019
(OCoLC)759174970
Named Person: Lucie Jane Blackman; Joji Obara; Lucie Jane Blackman; Joji Obara
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Lloyd Parry
ISBN: 9781466820029 1466820020 9781448155613 1448155614
OCLC Number: 863499246
Awards: Short-listed for Gordon Burn Prize 2013 (UK)
Description: 1 online resource (454 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Prologue: life before death --
Part I: Lucie. The world the right way round --
Rules --
Long haul --
Part II: Tokyo. High touch town --
Geisha girl! (joke) --
Tokyo is the extreme land --
Part III: the search. Something terrible has happened --
Unintelligible speech --
The flickering light --
S & M --
The man-shaped hole --
Dignity of the police --
The palm trees by the sea --
Part IV: Obara. The weak and the strong --
George O'Hara --
Conquest play --
Carita --
In the cave --
Part V: justice. Ceremonies --
The whateverer --
Smyk --
Condolence --
The verdict --
Part VI: life after death. How Japanese --
What I really am.
Responsibility: Richard Lloyd Parry.

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In the summer of 2000, Jane Steare received the phone call every mother dreads. Her daughter Lucie Blackman - tall, blonde, and twenty-one years old had stepped into the vastness of a Tokyo summer  Read more...

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