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Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916

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4 out of 5
Based on 1,213 Ratings and 312 Reviews

Book Description
Combining rich historical detail and a harrowing, pulse-pounding narrative, Close to Shore brilliantly re-creates the summer of 1916, when a rogue Great White shark attacked swimmers along the New Jersey shore, triggering mass hysteria and launching the most extensive shark hunt in history.

During the summer before the United States entered World War I, when ocean swimming was just ... More
Book Information
PublisherBroadway
BindingPaperback (12 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages336
ISBN-100767904141
ISBN-13978-0767904148
Publication Date05/21/2002
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About Michael Capuzzo (Author) : Michael Capuzzo is a published adapter and an author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Michael Capuzzo include Close to Shore, Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916.
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