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Tokyo vice

Jake Adelstein

Tokyo vice

an American reporter on the police beat in Japan

by Jake Adelstein

  • 225 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adelstein, Jake,
  • Crime -- Japan,
  • Crime and the press -- Japan,
  • Reporters and reporting -- Japan

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJake Adelstein.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV7113.5 .A34 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 335 p. ;
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23980211M
    ISBN 109780307378798
    LC Control Number2009023026
    OCLC/WorldCa391393076

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