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Author Chaffey, Will.

Title Swimming with Crocodiles: The True Story of a Young Man in Search of Meaning and Adventure Who Finds Himself in an Epic Struggle for Survival [electronic resource] / Will Chaffey.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2011.


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Summary In the tradition of Into the Wild, the riveting story of a young man seeking his own truth and finding adventure and the awesome, unforgiving power of nature. Will Chaffey was 18 when he boarded a plane in New York bound for Australia. Taking time off to work and travel, Will met an enigmatic wanderer and herpetologist named Geoff there and with him crossed the inland desert to the tropical northwest coast, home to the saltwater crocodile, a predator surviving from the age of dinosaurs and a known man-eater. Together they devised a plan to explore the remote Prince Regent River, a trek so dangerous it had never been attempted by white men. Passing through harsh, primeval country, shadowed by Aborigines, and physically worn down, they find themselves locked in a life-and-death struggle when their food runs out and, unable to leave, they are stalked by a hungry crocodile. Filled with scenes of great natural beauty, Swimming with Crocodiles is at once the affecting account of a journey into adulthood and a hair-raising epic of survival.
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Subject Chaffey, Will -- Travel -- Australia -- Prince Regent River Region (W.A.)
Chaffey, Will -- Travel -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Americans -- Travel -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Crocodiles -- Australia -- Prince Regent River Region (W.A.)
Wilderness survival -- Australia -- Prince Regent River Region (W.A.)
Adventure and adventurers -- Australia -- Prince Regent River Region (W.A.)
Prince Regent River (W.A.) -- Description and travel.
Western Australia -- Description and travel.
Prince Regent River Region (W.A.) -- Description and travel.
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Other Form: Print version: Chaffey, Will. Swimming with crocodiles. New York : Arcade Pub., c2009. 9781559709026 (DLC)2008054516
ISBN 9781611450217 (e-pub)
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