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Who created it? Parry, Richard Lloyd, author.
What's it called? Ghosts of the tsunami : death and life in Japan's disaster zone / Richard Lloyd Parry.
Who published it? New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux/MCD, 2017.
Edition info! First American Edition.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  952.0512 Par  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 295 pages : 22 cm
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references and index.
What's in it? The school beneath the wave -- Maps -- Having gone, I will come -- Where are the children? -- Jigoku -- Area of search -- Abundant nature -- The mud -- The old and the young -- Explanations -- Ghosts -- What it's all about? -- What happened at Okawa -- Last hour of the old world -- Inside the tsunami -- The river of three crossings -- The invisible monster -- In the web -- What use is the truth? -- The tsunami is not water -- Predestination -- The rough, steep path -- There may be gaps in memory -- Gone altogether beyond -- Consolation of the spirits -- Save don't fall to sea -- Acknowledgements -- Notes -- Index.
What's it about? On March 11, 2011, a 120-foot-high tsunami smashed into the northeast coast of Japan, leaving more than eighteen thousand people dead. It was Japan's single greatest loss of life since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki in 1945. Richard Lloyd Parry, an award winning foreign correspondent, lived through the earthquake in Tokyo and spent six years reporting from the disaster zone. Ghosts of the Tsunami is the intimate account of an epic tragedy, told through the perspectives of those who lived through it. -- Adapted from book jacket.
Helpful subjects! Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan, 2011.
Tsunamis -- Japan -- History -- 21st century.
Japan -- History -- Heisei period, 1989-
Other titles to try! Death and life in Japan's disaster zone
Special numbers! 9780374253974 (hardcover)
0374253978 (hardcover)
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