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The Resource Close to shore : the terrifying shark attacks of 1916, Michael Capuzzo

Close to shore : the terrifying shark attacks of 1916, Michael Capuzzo

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Close to shore : the terrifying shark attacks of 1916
Title
Close to shore
Title remainder
the terrifying shark attacks of 1916
Statement of responsibility
Michael Capuzzo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Details the first documented cases in American history of sharks attacking swimmers, which occured along the Atlantic coast of New Jersey in 1916
Summary
Details the first documented cases in American history of sharks attacking swimmers, which occurred along the Atlantic coast of New Jersey in 1916
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Writing style
Award
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2007
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2004
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181221
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
597.3/1566
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL638.93
LC item number
.C36 2003
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1200
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 6
  • 10
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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the terrifying shark attacks of 1916
Label
Close to shore : the terrifying shark attacks of 1916, Michael Capuzzo
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Publication
Note
Adaptation of: Close to shore. New York : Broadway Books, c2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-139)
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
Control code
2275716
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
140 p.
Isbn
9780375822315
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2002029918
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50422928
  • (OCoLC)50422928
Label
Close to shore : the terrifying shark attacks of 1916, Michael Capuzzo
Link
Publication
Note
Adaptation of: Close to shore. New York : Broadway Books, c2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-139)
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
Control code
2275716
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
140 p.
Isbn
9780375822315
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2002029918
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50422928
  • (OCoLC)50422928

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