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Pure land : a true story of three lives, three cultures, and the search for heaven on earth / Annette McGivney.

By: McGivney, Annette [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Detroit, Michigan : AUXmedia, [2017]Copyright date: �2017Description: 352 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780998527888; 0998527882.Subject(s): Hanamure, Tomomi -- Death and burial | Murder -- Arizona -- Havasupai Reservation -- Case studies | Murder -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon -- Case studies | Parents of murder victims -- Japan -- Biography | Murder victims -- Japan -- Biography | Indian criminals -- Arizona -- Havasupai Reservation -- Biography | Hikers | Havasupai Indians -- Arizona | Grand Canyon (Ariz.) | Homicide | Havasupai Indians | Hikers | Indian criminals | Murder | Murder victims | Parents of murder victims | Arizona | Arizona -- Grand Canyon | Arizona -- Havasupai Reservation | JapanGenre/Form: True crime stories. | True crime stories. | Biography. | Case studies.DDC classification: 364.152
Contents:
Prologue -- Part 1 -- 1. Hiking in -- 2. Earth and sky -- 3. Nation of the willows -- Part II -- 4. Nature traveler -- 5. Dad -- 6. Child of Supai -- 7. Child of Conroe -- 8. Michael -- Part III -- 9. Mountains and Canyons -- 10. Blues -- 11. Panic -- 12. Route 66 -- 13. Randy -- 14. Desperation -- Part IV -- 15. Yokohama -- 16. The land of Wa -- 17. Havasu Falls -- 18. Flashback -- Part V -- 19. Search for the killer -- 20. Confession -- 21. Punishment -- 22. Return to Supai -- Part VI -- 23. Collapse -- 24. Elizabeth -- 25. Origins of violence -- Part VII -- 26. Momma -- 27. A tribe of women -- 28. Transcendence -- Epilogue: Where they are now -- Acknowledgments.
Summary: "Tomomi Hanamure, a Japanese citizen who loved exploring the rugged wilderness of the American West, was killed on her birthday May 8, 2006. She was stabbed 29 times as she hiked to Havasu Falls on the Havasupai Indian Reservation at the bottom of Grand Canyon. Her killer was an 18-year old Havasupai youth named Randy Redtail Wescogame who had a history of robbing tourists and was addicted to meth. It was the most brutal murder ever recorded in Grand Canyon's history."--Amazon.com.
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"Tomomi Hanamure, a Japanese citizen who loved exploring the rugged wilderness of the American West, was killed on her birthday May 8, 2006. She was stabbed 29 times as she hiked to Havasu Falls on the Havasupai Indian Reservation at the bottom of Grand Canyon. Her killer was an 18-year old Havasupai youth named Randy Redtail Wescogame who had a history of robbing tourists and was addicted to meth. It was the most brutal murder ever recorded in Grand Canyon's history."--Amazon.com.

Prologue -- Part 1 -- 1. Hiking in -- 2. Earth and sky -- 3. Nation of the willows -- Part II -- 4. Nature traveler -- 5. Dad -- 6. Child of Supai -- 7. Child of Conroe -- 8. Michael -- Part III -- 9. Mountains and Canyons -- 10. Blues -- 11. Panic -- 12. Route 66 -- 13. Randy -- 14. Desperation -- Part IV -- 15. Yokohama -- 16. The land of Wa -- 17. Havasu Falls -- 18. Flashback -- Part V -- 19. Search for the killer -- 20. Confession -- 21. Punishment -- 22. Return to Supai -- Part VI -- 23. Collapse -- 24. Elizabeth -- 25. Origins of violence -- Part VII -- 26. Momma -- 27. A tribe of women -- 28. Transcendence -- Epilogue: Where they are now -- Acknowledgments.

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