Playing Dead

Playing Dead

A Journey Through the World of Death Fraud

Audiobook CD - 2016
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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. An empathetic investigation into a universal human fantasy and the men and women desperate enough to give up their lives, and their families, to start again.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] :, Simon & Schuster Audio,, [2016]
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781508217787
1508217785
Branch Call Number: CDAUDIO 364.163 Greenwoo 09/2016
Characteristics: 7 audio discs (480 min.) :,CD audio, digital ;,4 3/4 in.
digital, rda
audio file, CD audio, rda
Additional Contributors: Hammersmith, Arden - Narrator

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JCLHeatherB May 22, 2017

After idly kicking around the idea of faking her own death after her student loan debt topped six figures, Elizabeth Greenwood then took a deep dive to find out how to go about it, whether it's even possible in the internet age, and what happened to several high-profile men who tried it. It's rea... Read More »


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JCLHeatherB May 22, 2017

After idly kicking around the idea of faking her own death after her student loan debt topped six figures, Elizabeth Greenwood then took a deep dive to find out how to go about it, whether it's even possible in the internet age, and what happened to several high-profile men who tried it. It's really quite interesting and thought provoking, and helped me reach the conclusion that--should I ever seriously consider it--faking my own death is just too much work.

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