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Benchley, Peter

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Works: 314 works in 1,188 publications in 10 languages and 30,418 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Sea stories  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Suspense fiction  Biography  Legends 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker, Scenarist, Performer, Other, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: PS3552.E537, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Peter Benchley
Jaws by Peter Benchley( Book )
110 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,975 libraries worldwide
It's out there in the water--waiting. Nature's most fearsome predator. It fears nothing. It attacks anything. It devours everything. And the seaside community of Amity is at its mercy
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( visu )
68 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,479 libraries worldwide
A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast [c.f. Halliwell's, 1997 ed.]
Beast by Peter Benchley( Book )
26 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and German and held by 2,499 libraries worldwide
Whip Darling, a recognized expert on the deep, ponders the cause of a bizarre series of events out in the sea. Under the water, something is moving, something incredible, and savage and huge
White shark by Peter Benchley( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,378 libraries worldwide
Oceanographer Simon Chase battles a creature spreading terror along the East Coast. It is an aquatic humanoid, a Nazi genetic experiment from World War II, which has lain dormant for half a century. By the author of Jaws
The deep by Peter Benchley( Book )
32 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and Bengali and held by 2,185 libraries worldwide
While scuba diving off the Bermuda coast, David and Gail Sanders locate a Spanish treasure ship, which unfortunately lies beneath the remains of another vessel that sank carrying a cargo of morphine
Q clearance by Peter Benchley( Book )
25 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 2,112 libraries worldwide
Timothy Burnham's troubles with his wife and Soviet spies and White House insiders begin when, due to his time in grade, he receives Q clearance, access to atomic energy paperwork
The island by Peter Benchley( Book )
30 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 2,026 libraries worldwide
Maynard and his 12-year-old son investigate the story of a remote archipelago southeast of the Bahamas and discover a violent and shocking secret
The girl of the Sea of Cortez by Peter Benchley( Book )
28 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 1,927 libraries worldwide
On an island in the Sea of Cortez, a solitary young woman has a special love and understanding for the sea
Shark trouble : true stories about sharks and the sea by Peter Benchley( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,604 libraries worldwide
The author shares his experiences with and knowledge of the many types of sharks and other dangerous sea creatures, providing advice on how to be smart and stay safe in the ocean, and how to survive if danger suddenly strikes
Rummies by Peter Benchley( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,315 libraries worldwide
Scott Preston is forced to enter the Banner Clinic for alcoholics where he encounters strange copatients, an heiress disappearance, and murder
Jaws 2 by Jeannot Szwarc( visu )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 730 libraries worldwide
It's been four years since that marauding great white shark terroized the small summer resort of Amity; but the shark that Police Chief Brody destroyed wasn't the only one in the ocean! The same heart-stopping suspence and gripping adventure that enthralled movie audiences throughout the world in Jaws returns in this worthy sequel to that film classic
Jaws by Peter Benchley( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Benchley's novel takes us into the watery world of a creature designed by nature to kill--and into the terror it brings from the silent darkness of the deep
Ocean planet : writings and images of the sea by Peter Benchley( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Ocean planet is an anthology of powerful writings and photographs which show some of the ways that oceans have influenced and shaped our lives and inspires us to preserve them
Shark trouble [true stories about sharks and the sea] by Peter Benchley( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Peter Benchley combines high adventure with down-to-earth advice in these real-life stories on being safe in, on, under, and around the ocean
Selected from Jaws by Peter Benchley( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
The deep by Peter Benchley( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 327 libraries worldwide
A dive into the sea marks the beginning of an adventure that changes the lives of a couple vacationing in Bermuda
White shark by Peter Benchley( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
When a Connecticut oceanside community is threatened by a malevolent and lethal white shark, it is up to oceanic scientist Simon Chase to stop the reign of terror
Beast by Peter Benchley( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
A couple disappears off the coast of Bermuda. The inexplicable and devastating accident baffles investigators, who believe a legendary beast has been forced up from the deep
Jonathan visits the White House by Peter Benchley( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Great white shark truth behind the legend ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
On the 25th anniversary of the movie "Jaws," National Geographic embarks on a voyage of discoveries about the great white shark
 
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Alternative Names
Benchley, Peter Bradford 1940-2006
Benchli, Piter
Benchli, Piter 1940-2006
Benčlijs, Pīters
Bradford Benchley, Peter 1940-2006
Бенчли, Питер
بيتر بنشلي، 1940-2006
ベンチリー, ピーター
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