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Jake Adelstein
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Jake Adelstein was a reporter for the Yomiuri Shinbun, Japan's largest newspaper, from 1993 to 2005. From 2006 to 2007 he was the chief investigator for a U.S. State Department-sponsored study of human trafficking in Japan. Considered one of the foremost experts on organized crime in Japan, he works as a writer and consultant in Japan and the United States. He is also the public relations director for the Washington, D.C.-based Polaris Project Japan, which combats human trafficking and the exploitation of women and children in the sex trade.

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Tokyo Vice
An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan
Written by Jake Adelstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $15.95

From the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police press club: a unique, firsthand, revelatory look at Japanese culture from the underbelly up.

At nineteen, Jake Adelstein went to Japan in search of peace and tranquility. What he got was a life of crime... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Tokyo Vice
An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan
Written by Jake Adelstein


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
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