True Stories of the Ones That Didn't Get Away
By (author) Jeremy Wade
River Monsters by Jeremy Wade
Book DescriptionThe television show River Monsters is the most successful series in Animal Planets history. Nearly 2 million people watched the season two debut episode in April 2010. Now, as the much-hyped third season begins in April 2011, host and extreme angler Jeremy Wade--a freshwater Indiana Jones--brings the adventure to life on the page as well, taking readers below the surface to explore one of the last frontiers. Each chapter of River Monsters is a detective story, where folklore and fishermens tales are subjected to scientific scrutiny in order to separate fact from fiction. Wade reveals the details of how he tracked down--and caught--each species using nothing more than an old school rod, reel, and net. With the full support of Animal Planet, River Monsters promises to take readers where few humans have gone before.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306819544
Classification: Fishing, angling , True stories
Format: Hardback (229mm x 152mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 28-Apr-2011
Country of Publication: United States
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In 'River Monsters', Wade delivers a sometimes jaw-dropping blend of adventure, natural history, legend and detective work. It reads like a hunt for the Loch Ness Monster. But it's all true. Awe-inspiring creatures like the Sawfish, described as a cross between a shark and a chainsaw, inhabit the real world.
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Author Biography - Jeremy Wade
Jeremy Wade has a BSc in zoology from Bristol University and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) from the University of Kent. He has worked as a secondary science teacher, a newspaper reporter, and a senior advertising copywriter. He has written for publications including "The Times," "Guardian," "Sunday Telegraph, " and "BBC Wildlife" magazine. His previous book, "Somewhere down the Crazy River" (with Paul Boote), was published in 1992 to stellar reviews. Prior to "River Monsters," Jeremy made two documentary series for Discovery Europe: "Jungle Hooks "(2002, set in the Amazon) and "Jungle Hooks India" (2005), both since shown worldwide. He lives in southern England.
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