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Ghosts of the tsunami, Richard Lloyd Parry

Label
Ghosts of the tsunami
Title
Ghosts of the tsunami
Statement of responsibility
Richard Lloyd Parry
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
On 11 March 2011, a massive earthquake sent a 120-foot-high tsunami smashing into the coast of north-east Japan. By the time the sea retreated, more than 18,000 people had been crushed, burned to death, or drowned. It was Japan's greatest single loss of life since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. It set off a national crisis, and the meltdown of a nuclear power plant. And even after the immediate emergency had abated, the trauma of the disaster continued to express itself in bizarre and mysterious ways. Richard Lloyd Parry, an award-winning foreign correspondent, lived through the earthquake in Tokyo, and spent six years reporting from the disaster zone. There he encountered stories of ghosts and hauntings. He met a priest who performed exorcisms on people possessed by the spirits of the dead. And he found himself drawn back again and again to a village which had suffered the greatest loss of all, a community tormented by unbearable mysteries of its own. What really happened to the local children as they waited in the school playground in the moments before the tsunami? Why did their teachers not evacuate them to safety? And why was the unbearable truth being so stubbornly covered up?
Cataloging source
SINLB
Dewey number
952.0512
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV600 2011.T64
LC item number
P37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Ghosts of the tsunami, Richard Lloyd Parry
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Ghosts of the tsunami, Richard Lloyd Parry
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-268) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The school beneath the wave -- 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
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on1002726071
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9781911214182
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1002726071

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