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Demon Fish Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks

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ISBN-10: 0307386805

ISBN-13: 9780307386809

Edition: N/A

Authors: Juliet Eilperin

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A group of traders huddles around a pile of dried shark fins on a gleaming white floor in Hong Kong. A Papua New Guinean elder shoves off in his hand-carved canoe, ready to summon a shark with ancient magic. A scientist finds a rare shark in Indonesia and forges a deal with villagers so it and other species can survive.In this eye-opening adventure that spans the globe, Juliet Eilperin investigates the fascinating ways different individuals and cultures relate to the ocean’s top predator. Along the way, she reminds us why, after millions of years, sharks remain among nature’s most awe-inspiring creatures.From Belize to South Africa, from Shanghai to Bimini, we see that sharks are still the…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/24/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.22" wide x 7.87" long x 0.73" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Introduction: Shark
The World-Famous Shark Caller
An Ancient Fish
A Demon Fish
Dried Seafood Street
The Shark Sleuths
Shark Trackers
Living with Sharks
Fish Fight
Gawking at Jaws
Conclusion: Shark Nirvana