Recent years have seen a phenomenal increase in bear attacks on humans.
In Bear vs. Man, writer-photographer Brad Garfield chronicles many of these bear attacks, including dramatic photographs and stories told by victims who survived and companions of those who didn't.
Along with these riveting stories, Garfield discusses bear behavior and instincts, and the various reasons for the increase in bear attacks.
He instructs readers on the best advice and equipment that can protect a person during an attack, offers tips on how to behave when traveling in bear country so as not to become a victim, and implores people to respect bears and their habitat.
In the final chapter, the author imparts his knowledge of how to photograph bears in the wild while remaining safe and causing no harm to these awesome and powerful animals.