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Close to shore : the terrifying shark attacks of 1916

Author: Mike Capuzzo
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Details the first documented cases in American history of sharks attacking swimmers, which occured along the Atlantic coast of New Jersey in 1916.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Capuzzo, Mike.
Close to shore.
New York : Crown Publishers, 2003
(DLC) 2002029918
(OCoLC)50422928
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Capuzzo
OCLC Number: 629919486
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (140 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Last man in the water --
Let us do justice to sharks --
Missile of teeth --
Train to the coast --
Sea monster --
Nightmare of centuries --
Detection and concealment --
Distance swimmers --
"He's a big fellow and awful hungry" --
Out of the water --
Arrival of a man-eater --
Myths of antiquity --
Long-range cruising rogue --
Shark scare --
Hunger of madness --
Creek --
Uneven battle --
"I thought it was going to swallow me" --
To see its body drawn up on the shore --
Shark emergency --
Fishing --
Shark would endure --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Michael Capuzzo.

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Details the first documented cases in American history of sharks attacking swimmers, which occured along the Atlantic coast of New Jersey in 1916.

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