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Jaws

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This edition was published in by Doubleday & Company in Garden City, N.Y., USA.

Written in English

311 pages

Here is the classic suspense novel of shark versus man that was made into the blockbuster Steven Spielberg movie. The Jaws phenomenon changed popular culture and inspired huge interest in sharks and the oceans.

When Peter Benchley wrote Jaws in the early 1970’s, he meticulously researched all the available data about sharks. Over the ensuing decades, Benchley was actively engaged with scientists and filmmakers on expeditions around the world as they expanded their knowledge of sharks. Also during this time, there was an unprecedented upswing in the number of sharks killed for their fins to make shark fin soup, and Benchley worked with governments and non-profits to sound the alarm for shark conservation. He encouraged each new generation of Jaws fans to enjoy his riveting tale and to channel their excitement into the support and protection of these magnificent, prehistoric apex predators.
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Here is the classic suspense novel of shark versus man that was made into the blockbuster Steven Spielberg movie. The Jaws phenomenon changed popular culture and inspired huge interest in sharks and the oceans.

When Peter Benchley wrote Jaws in the early 1970’s, he meticulously researched all the available data about sharks. Over the ensuing decades, Benchley was actively engaged with scientists and filmmakers on expeditions around the world as they expanded their knowledge of sharks. Also during this time, there was an unprecedented upswing in the number of sharks killed for their fins to make shark fin soup, and Benchley worked with governments and non-profits to sound the alarm for shark conservation. He encouraged each new generation of Jaws fans to enjoy his riveting tale and to channel their excitement into the support and protection of these magnificent, prehistoric apex predators.
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The great fish moved silently through the night water, propelled by short sweeps of its crescent tail.
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This edition was published in by Doubleday & Company in Garden City, N.Y., USA.


Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction.
Copyright Date
1974

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.5/4
Library of Congress
PZ4.B4572 Jaw, PS3552.E537 Jaw

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
311 p.
Number of pages
311

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5433397M
Internet Archive
jaws00benc
ISBN 10
0385047711
LC Control Number
73080799
Amazon.com
0385047711
Library Thing
24251
Goodreads
941281

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