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Playing dead : a journey through the world of death fraud

Author: Elizabeth Greenwood
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2017. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Simon & Schuster paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"A darkly comic inquiry into how to fake your own death, the disappearance industry, and the lengths to which people will go to be reborn. Is it still possible to fake your own death in the twenty-first century? With six figures of student loan debt, Elizabeth Greenwood was tempted to find out."--
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Greenwood
ISBN: 147673934X 9781476739342
OCLC Number: 962006149
Description: xxi, 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: How to disappear --
How to be found --
The canoe man --
The believers --
Collateral damage --
Faking my death with Mr. Clean and Mr. Bean.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Greenwood.

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"A bizarre expos of the disappearance industry." -- Entertainment Weekly "Greenwood explores this topic with wit, clarity and a gift for making a somewhat morbid subject into a fascinating read." -- Read more...

 
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