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Swimming with Crocodiles : the True Story of a Young Man in Search of Meaning and Adventure Who Finds Himself in an Epic Struggle for Survival.

Author: Will Chaffey
Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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In the tradition of Into the Wild, here is the riveting story of a young man seeking his own truth and finding adventure in the awesome, unforgiving power of nature. Will Chaffey is eighteen when he boards a plane in New York bound for Australia. Taking time off to work and travel, Will meets an enigmatic wanderer and herpetologist. Together they cross the inland desert to the tropical northwest coast, home to the  Read more...
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Chaffey, Will.
Swimming with Crocodiles : The True Story of a Young Man in Search of Meaning and Adventure Who Finds Himself in an Epic Struggle for Survival.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2011
Named Person: Will Chaffey; Will Chaffey
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Will Chaffey
ISBN: 9781628721287 1628721286
OCLC Number: 855969214
Description: 1 online resource (449 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Half Title1; 1 Thirst; 2 Departures and Arrivals; 3 Mitchell Plateau; 4 Millaa Millaa; 5 Wild Bill; 6 Perry Farm and Middlebrook Road; 7 By the Road; 8 The Academy; 9 Frank and Earl; 10 Tanami; 11 Getting Out of Alice; 12 Alice to Melbourne; 13 Melbourne; 14 Back to Millaa; 15 Swahili Spoken Here; 16 West; 17 Flood: The Flight from Wyndham; 18 First Steps; 19 Landmarks; 20 The River; 21 The Cave in the Cliff; 22 Oralee Creek; 23 Crossing; 24 Cascade Creek; 25 Taxonomy of Crocodiles; 26 Waiting; 27 The Fig Tree at the Coast; 28 Plan B. 29 Mount ElizabethEpilogue: Pilgrim Latitudes; Selected Bibliography; Acknowledgments.

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In the tradition of Into the Wild, here is the riveting story of a young man seeking his own truth and finding adventure in the awesome, unforgiving power of nature. Will Chaffey is eighteen when he boards a plane in New York bound for Australia. Taking time off to work and travel, Will meets an enigmatic wanderer and herpetologist. Together they cross the inland desert to the tropical northwest coast, home to the saltwater crocodile, a known man- eater and a predator who has been hunting since the age of the dinosaurs. They devise a plan to explore the remote Prince R.

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