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Snake Charmer A Life and Death in Pursuit of Knowledge

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ISBN-10: 1401302130

ISBN-13: 9781401302139

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jamie James

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On September 11th, 2001 while exploring a Burmese jungle, Dr. Joe Slowinski was bitten by a krait, one of the most poisonous snakes in the world.& His colleagues kept him alive for 26 hours with mouth-to-mouth respiration, waiting for medical help that would never come because of the global disruption caused by the attacks in America.& This is narrative nonfiction in the great tradition of Into the Wild and The Perfect Storm, detailing Slowinski??'s entire life as an expert on poisonous snakes, structured around the dramatic story of his last expedition in the jungles of Burma.& It will include first-person sources including Slowinski??'s colleagues and members of his family as well as…    
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Hyperion Press
Publication date: 4/1/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.63" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

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Many-Banded Krait
The Snake Charmer
The Expedition
Sources and Methods
A Note on Place Names