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Shark! : Killer Tales from the Dangerous Depths.

Author: Robert Reid
Publisher: Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Personal accounts of encounters with sharks from shark hunters, divers, biologists and everyday swimmers who meet up with sharks either deliberately or by accident.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Reid, Robert.
Shark! : Killer Tales from the Dangerous Depths.
Sydney : Allen & Unwin, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Reid
ISBN: 9781742692081 1742692087 1282906968 9781282906969
OCLC Number: 689997230
Description: 1 online resource (370 pages)
Contents: Part Title; Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part 1: THE HUNTERS AND THE HUNTED; 1 Ben Cropp; 2 Walter Starck; 3 Bob and Dinah Halstead; 4 Vic Hislop; 5 Richard Fitzpatrick; 6 Seaman Dan; 7 Ron and Valerie Taylor; 8 Fritz Herscheid; PART 2: THE KILLERS; 9 Number one: The great white shark; 10 Number two: The tiger shark; 11 Number three: The bull shark; 12 And then there are these . . .; PART 3: OUR FATAL SHORES; 13 Queensland; 14 New South Wales; 15 South Australia; 16 Western Australia; 17 Victoria; 18 Tasmania; PART 4: THEY CHEATED DEATH; 19 Summer of the shark. 20 When courage prevails21 With luck on their side; PART 5: KILLING IN NUMBERS; 22 Rogue sharks; 23 Nine days of terror; 24 New Jersey's fatal summer; 25 Mass attacks--the rest of the world; PART 6: STRANGE TALES OF MYSTERY AND EVOLUTION; 26 The extraordinary arm-in-the-shark murder mystery; 27 More tall but true shark tales; 28 The biggest, the smallest, the weirdest.

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SHARK! The cry that strikes fear into the hearts of beach lovers around the world. This book chronicles shark attacks both on Australia's fatal shores and overseas. It also records miraculous  Read more...

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"An ideal science book for shark-loving teens." --"Library Journal's Xpress Reviews" "An ideal science book for shark-loving teens." "Library Journal's Xpress Reviews""

 
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