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Traveling with Ghosts A Memoir

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ISBN-10: 1501107798

ISBN-13: 9781501107795

Edition: 2017

Authors: Shannon Leone Fowler

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From grief to reckoning to reflection to solace, a marine biologist shares the solo journey she took—through war-ravaged Eastern Europe, Israel, and beyond—to find peace after her fianc� suffered a fatal attack by a box jellyfish in Thailand. In the summer of 2002, Shannon Leone Fowler, a twenty-eight-year-old marine biologist, was backpacking with her fianc� and love of her life, Sean Farrell. Sean was a tall, blue-eyed, warmhearted Australian, and he and Shannon planned to return to Australia after their excursion to Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand. Their plans, however, were devastatingly derailed when a box jellyfish—the most venomous animal in the world—wrapped around Sean’s leg, stinging…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/21/2017
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Shannon Leone Fowler is a marine biologist, writer, and single mother of three young children, currently living in London. Since her doctorate on Australian sea lions, she's taught marine ecology in the Bahamas and Galapagos, led a university course on killer whales in the San Juan islands, spent a number of seasons as marine mammal biologist onboard ships in both the Arctic and Antarctic, taught graduate students field techniques while studying Weddell seals on the Ross Ice Shelf, and worked as a science writer at National Public Radio in Washington, DC. Traveling with Ghosts is her first book.