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Jaws.

Author: Peter Benchley
Publisher: New York : Fawcett Crest, 1991, c 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Ballantine books edView all editions and formats
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"This is a 'story about what happens when a great white shark terrorizes a small Long Island town ... A woman swimmer is devoured by the shark, and Police Chief Martin Brody insists on closing the beaches. But he's overruled by the town fathers who remind him that the community is dependent on summer visitors for economic survival. Two deaths later, the news can no longer be surpressed and Brody, an oceanographer  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Sea stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Benchley
ISBN: 0449219631 9780449219638
OCLC Number: 671260126
Description: 278 pages

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"This is a 'story about what happens when a great white shark terrorizes a small Long Island town ... A woman swimmer is devoured by the shark, and Police Chief Martin Brody insists on closing the beaches. But he's overruled by the town fathers who remind him that the community is dependent on summer visitors for economic survival. Two deaths later, the news can no longer be surpressed and Brody, an oceanographer and a fisherman go after the monster in an exciting chase.'" Publ Wkly.

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