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The Animals Are Innocent: The Search for Julie's Killers

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The story of John Ward's search for the killers of his daughter Julie who failed to return after a weekend photographing wildlife in Masai Mara.
Hardcover, 487 pages
Published January 14th 1993 by Headline (first published September 26th 1991)
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Fishface
Jan 14, 2016 Fishface rated it it was amazing
A really good, very hard-to-put-down read. The author sets out to investigate his daughter's death on his own after being told she probably committed suicide while on a dream vacation in Kenya, an answer that was then inexplicably changed to "the wild animals killed her" when clearly nothing of the sort happened. It's a remarkable testament to what a person can accomplish without the help of the duly constituted authorities; but it also makes clear how many people need to help and cooperate to ...more
Cat
Sep 12, 2010 Cat rated it liked it
This is a very sad, disturbing read. Written by Julie's father himself it recounts his long expensive fight to discover the truth of what happened to her in Kenya and bring her killers to light. The book was written in 1991, but it seems even now, 22 years later, he is still battling to find the truth. It really is a reality check for anyone looking to travel off the beaten track in Africa.
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Jan 29, 2008 Nicole Howes rated it really liked it
This was an amazing story of a family trying to prove that her daughter was not killed by animals as the towns people orginally stated
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