During the summer of 1916, New Jersey was hit with one of the most devastating events in history. A Great White shark left its usual deep-ocean home and attacked swimmers along the Jersey shoreline for the most brutal attack ever, and the very first of its kind in the US.
The author describes the event in incredible detail and was sure to do the utmost research before putting pen to paper. This is the most informative and entertaining read you will find on the 1916 shark attack, as well as the extensive shark hunt that followed after. Understand what American society and culture was like during this time with the most descriptive and unbiased voice. This author demonstrates his true ability to write with his story of the shark encounter.