Surviving the Shark

How a Brutal Great White Attack Turned a Surfer into a Dedicated Defender of Sharks
Product Number: EB00730390
Released: Aug 09, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781620876879
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
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"A gripping account" of one man's deadly encounter with a Great White shark (Los Angeles Times). The worst day of Jonathan Kathrein's life started out in typical fashion, catching waves on the Northern California coast with some friends. As he paddled to ride the surf off of Stinson Beach, Jonathan's hand smashed into something he could only assume was a shark, and a big one at that. Despite his best efforts to make it to shore, Jonathan found himself in the jaws of a Great White, being pulled underwater and relentlessly thrashed back and forth. This is Jonathan's firsthand account of the attack and the aftermath of his injuries. Overcoming incredible challenges, from agonizing physical rehabilitation to intense emotional and psychological trauma, Jonathan relied on friends, family, and his own unflagging will to live in order to survive what should have been lethal injuries. An unbelievable story of survival and family, and an impassioned call for better understanding of these powerful marine predators, Surviving the Shark is required reading for shark fans, beach goers, surfers, and thrill seekers alike.

Genre: Sports
Original Publish Date: Jul 01, 2012

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