Jaws

Jaws Cover

Jaws

By Peter Benchley

Fawcett, Mass Market Paperback, 9780449219638, 288pp.

Publication Date: July 30, 1991

Description

"Relentless terror." The Philadelphia Inquirer.
The classic, blockbuster thriller of man-eating terror that inspired the Steven Spielberg movie and made millions of beachgoers afraid to go into the water. Experience the thrill of helpless horror again -- or for the first time!



About the Author
Peter Benchley began his career as a novelist in 1974 with the publication of "Jaws, "which was made into a hugely successful film. His other books include "The Deep, The Island, The Girl of the Sea of Cortez, "Q" Clearance, Rummies, Beast, White Shark, "and "Shark Trouble." He was also a speechwriter for President Lyndon Johnson and a journalist for such magazines as "Newsweek "and "National Geographic." Benchley died in 2006. For more information, please visit www.peterbenchley.com. "From the Trade Paperback edition."


Praise For Jaws

“A tightly written, tautly paced study of terror [that] makes us tingle.”—The Washington Post
 
“Powerful . . . [Benchley’s] story grabs you at once.”—The New York Times Book Review
 
“Relentless terror . . . You’d better steel yourself for this one. It isn’t a tale for the faint of heart.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
 
“Pure engrossment from the very opening . . . a fine story told with style, class, and a splendid feeling for suspense.”—Chicago Sun-Times

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