Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 - Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

Michael Capuzzo
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The Last Man in the Water

A young man wades out in the Atlantic, his retriever dog alongside his master. The man is young and strong and ventures out in the deep water. Having reached his personal goal, he turns on his back and focuses on the sparkling beach that seems so far away. He hasn't a care in the world—only that he misses his beloved. But their wedding is planned and they will soon be reunited. Suddenly, he is alone—his dog is nowhere in sight.

Let Us Do Justice to Sharks

The great white swims furtively in the water—its dark top matches the sea and from beneath, its white underbelly blends with the sun. The great white, barely altered through the ages, has been swimming in the waters since the Age of Reptiles. The great white...

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