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Savage Shore: Life and Death With Nicaragua's Last Shark Hunters

By: Marriott, Edward

Price: $9.00  $8.10

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Metropolitan Books: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 043755

ISBN: 080505555x

Condition: Fine


A compelling story of sharks, the men who hunt them, and a primeval world on the edge of destruction. Nicaragua's Atlantic coast is home to the most dangerous of fish, the bullshark, a lethal predator with a fearsome appetite and the only shark that swims in inland waters. Braving Nicaragua's hurricane-torn wilderness of mangrove swamps and brackish lagoons, Edward Marriott joins the last surviving shark fishermen-a fierce ethnic brew of black Caribs, Nicaraguan Indians, and the descants of seventeenth-century English pirates-to sail in a dugout canoe and fish for shark with a handline. As... View more info