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Playing dead : a journey through the world of death fraud  Cover Image Book Book

Playing dead : a journey through the world of death fraud / Elizabeth Greenwood.



"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."-- Provided by publisher.

Item details

  • ISBN: 147673934X
  • ISBN: 9781476739342
  • Physical Description: xxi, 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2017.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note:
How to disappear -- How to be found -- The canoe man -- The believers -- Collateral damage -- Faking my death with Mr. Clean and Mr. Bean.
Subject: Missing persons > Case studies.
Fraud > Case studies.
Absence and presumption of death.
Absence and presumption of death.
Missing persons.
Genre: Case studies.
Case studies.

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