HarperCollins Publishers "The Red Market" Book sheds light on the billion-dollar business of trading in human body parts and is written by Scott Carney.
HarperCollins Publishers "The Red Market" Book features the trail of the world's organ brokers, bone thieves, blood farmers and child traffickers. Book leads readers on a breathtaking journey through the macabre underworld of the global body bazaar.
Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
Title: "The Red Market: On the Trail of the World's Organ Brokers, Bone Thieves, Blood Farmers, and Child Traffickers"
Author: Scott Carney
Subject: True stories, organized crime
Number of pages: 272
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Publication date: 5/31/2011
Size: 8.4"H x 5.6"W x 1.1"D
In-depth report that takes readers on a shocking tour through a macabre global underworld where organs, bones and live people are bought and sold on the red market
Reveals the rise, fall and resurgence of this multibillion dollar under ground trade through history, from early medical study and modern universities to poverty-ravaged Eurasian villages and hightech western labs
From body snatchers and surrogate mothers to skeleton dealers and the poor who sell body parts to survive
Eye-opening, surreal look at a little-known global industry and its implications for all our lives
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