About this title:
It was just another day in the life of a small Atlantic resort until the terror from the deep came to prey on unwary holiday makers. The first sign of trouble - a warning of what was to come - took the form of a young woman's body, or what was left of it, washed, up on the long, white stretch of beach...A summer of terror has begun. 'Pick up Jaws before midnight, read the first five pages, and I guarantee you'll be putting it down breathless and stunned, as dawn is breaking the next day' Daily Express; Peter Benchley's Jaws first appeared in 1974, creating a legend that refuses to die. For a new generation, the ultimate holiday nightmare is about to begin all over again...
From the Inside Flap:
"Relentless terror." The Philadelphia Inquirer.
About the Author:
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!
Peter Benchley was born in New York City in 1940 and is the son of novelist Nathaniel Benchley and grandson of humorist Robert Benchley. He has worked as a reporter for the Washington Post, as associate editor of Newsweek and as a speech-writer for President Johnson. His stories and articles have appeared in numerous magazines, including the New Yorker and National Geographic. Jaws is his first novel.
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