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River Monsters : True Stories of the Ones That Didn't Get Away

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Called "the greatest angling explorer of his generation" (Independent on Sunday), Jeremy Wade takes viewers where no wildlife program has gone before. Now Wade goes truly beneath the surface, disclosing full details of how he catches each species and recounting the off-camera highlights of his extraordinary life. From his arrest as a suspected spy in Southeast Asia to a plane crash in the rainforest, every page of the Wall Street Journal bestseller River Monsters is packed with adventure. From the heart of the Congo to the depths of the Amazon, Wade reels in fish of staggering proportions and terrifying demeanor for an unforgettable read.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 142 x 220 x 22mm | 385.55g
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • Da Capo Press Inc
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
  • 0306820811
  • 9780306820816
  • 104,737

Review quote

Outside Fishing may be a hobby to you, but for Jeremy Wade, host of Animal Planet s RiverMonsters, it s a way of life. Wade scours the rivers of the world for the stuff of legend, and we re lucky enough to bear witness. Viewers have seen him catch a lot of big fish . . . but most of the thrill comes from watching the hunt. Library Journal, 8/1/12 Compelling. "show more

About Jeremy Wade

The host of River Monsters, Jeremy Wade has also worked as a science teacher, newspaper reporter, and advertising copywriter, and has written for publications including The Times, Guardian, Sunday Telegraph, and BBC Wildlife magazine. He lives in southern England.show more
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