May 28 • 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor

Screen Shot 2016-05-27 at 9.07.39 AMOur guest is the distinguished author John Allan Savolaine, whose book detailing the infamous shark attacks along the New Jersey shore in the summer of 1916 has just been released. Titled Stanley Fisher: Shark Attack Hero of a Bygone Age, Mr. Savolaine describes the personal bravery of one man, Stanley Fisher, supported by the townspeople of Matawan, who attempted to rescue young victims of the attacks that would later influence Peter Benchley. Join us as a Victorian shore community comes face-to-face with a strange terror during a time of world war.

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