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A Single Swim

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On August 13th, 2011, sixteen-year-old Courtney Nash passed away after contracting Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba that lurks in warm waters. This is her story.

A Single Swim follows Courtney's life and death, while taking a closer look into an amoebic infection very few people ever hear about - until it's too late. Tracing as far back as 1960s, Naegleria fowleri and the resulting infection of this parasite have taken more than a dozen lives, with a fatality rate of nearly 100%.

Through an examination of Courtney's case along with stories of other victims across the United States, A Single Swim offers a glimpse into our waters' rare silent killer. From ecology to symptoms, hospital care to awareness, find out what can happen ... after a single swim.


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Paperback Editions

May 2014 : USA Paperback

Title: A Single Swim
Author(s): Kristina Circelli
ISBN: 0-9763728-7-8 / 978-0-9763728-7-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kristina Circelli
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Kindle Editions

May 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: A Single Swim
Author(s): Kristina Circelli
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA