The man who helped chronicle two horrific shark attacks and the subsequent recovery of a Canadian nurse will bring his story to Peterborough this month.
Peter Jennings, the Canadian author who’s new book “Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival” details how a woman managed to survive two shark attacks, will be making a presentation at the Rotary Club of Peterborough on September 26.
“Shark Assault” details the true story of Nicole Moore, a nurse from Orangeville, who was standing waist deep in the ocean while vacationing at a resort in Cancun, Mexico. Suddenly, she was brutally and savagely attacked twice by a bull shark, the most vicious shark in the sea. She came extremely close to dying, losing more than 60% of her blood. As a result of the shark bites, her left arm was amputated and she very nearly lost her leg, enduring numerous invasive and painful surgeries in the process.
“What readers find really striking about this story is Nicole’s strength of mind,” Jennings says in a media release. “Not only did she survive the brutality of the shark strikes, she also overcame some miserable incidents in her youth that would have sidelined most of us. Yet today she is happy, optimistic and very positive. Indeed, in public presentations, Nicole inspires people facing their own challenges to keep moving forward in order to celebrate the zest and joy in their lives. She’s quite amazing.”
Jennings will be speaking at the Rotary Club luncheon held at the Holiday Inn, 150 George Street North, at 11:45am on September 26th.
Autographed copies of the book will be available for sale. Later that day he’ll appear at the Lindsay Library, 190 Kent Street West, at 7 p.m.