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Title:
Shark attacks : their causes and avoidance
Author:
Allen, Thomas B.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Lyons Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
vii, 293 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:

ISBN:
9781585741748
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library QL638.93 .A39 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Shark Attacks contains the harrowing personal stories of shark attack survivors expert opinions from marine biologists and the latest scientific studies of shark behavior An unflinching look at a terrifying phenomenon


Table of Contents

Prelude: The New Sharkp. 1
1 By the Sea, By the Sea...p. 15
2 Real Jawsp. 33
3 Attack: On the Shorep. 63
4 Attack: Californiap. 79
5 Attack: Hawaiip. 103
6 Attack: South Africap. 119
7 Attack: Australiap. 137
8 Attack: In River and Lakep. 157
9 Attack at Seap. 169
10 Sharks to Fearp. 185
11 Toward a Sharkproof Seap. 205
12 Looking for Troublep. 219
13 If It Happens...p. 245
Appendix A Popular and Scientific Species Namesp. 263
Appendix B Instructions for Reporting a Sharkp. 265
Attack to the International Shark
Attack File
Notesp. 277
Selected Bibliographyp. 285
Indexp. 289

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