Globe Pequot / Falcon Guides
Trim: 6 x 9
978-0-7627-4315-5 • Paperback • February 2007 • $14.95 • (£11.99)
Jo Deurbrock writes about adventure, sports, travel, and nature for magazines and newspapers. She lives with her husband and two dogs in rural Idaho.
Introduction, Chapter 1: California's Rude Awakening, Chapter 2: Profile of the Killer, Chapter 3: Too Close for Comfort, Chapter 4: Vancouver Island, the Original Hotspot, Chapter 5: A Father's Nightmare, Chapter 6: The Cougar Stairs, Chapter 7: Hunting the Truth, Chapter 8: The Urban Cougar, Chapter 9: Danger in the Santa Anas, Chapter 10: Demise of the Santa Ana Cougar, Chapter 11: Imagine It's Your child, Chapter 12: Into the Jaws of Death, Chapter 13: Heroes, Chapter 14: Something Wrong at Cuyamaca, Chapter 15: Lightning Strikes Twice, Chapter 16: The Best Cougar Story, Chapter 17: Stalked, Chapter 18: Hard Truths, Epilogue, Sources, Bibliography, Index
This book's gift to its readers is a humbling, sobering, and necessary perspective on nature and on our inability to accomodate its terrible beauty.
--Richard Manning, author of Food's Frontier and Inside Passage—