The Art of Catching A Large Shark From A Tiny Rubber Dinghy in A Big OceanBook - 2017
"In the great depths surrounding the Lofoten islands in Norway lives the infamous Greenland shark. At twenty-six feet in length and weighing more than a ton, it is truly a beast to behold. But the shark is not just known for its size alone: its meat contains a toxin that, when consumed, has been known to make people drunk and hallucinatory. Shark Drunk is the true story of two friends--the author and the eccentric artist Hugo Aasjord--as they embark on a wild pursuit of the famed creature--from a tiny rubber boat"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017
Edition: First American edition
Characteristics: 307 pages : map ; 20 cm
Call Number: 338.37273 STR
From Library Staff
The fascinating true story of Norwegian journalist Stroksnes' year-long quest with artist pal Hugo Aasjord to catch a huge Greenland shark whose meat has been known to make people drunk and hallucinatory.