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Benchley, Peter

Works: 251 works in 1,491 publications in 33 languages and 29,388 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Action and adventure fiction  Sea fiction  Action and adventure films  Horror fiction  Sea stories  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Novels 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Speaker, Other, Performer, Conceptor, Contributor, Actor
Classifications: PS3552.E537, 813.54
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Jaws by Peter Benchley( Book )

336 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 30 languages and held by 4,419 WorldCat member 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. A small-town police chief, a marine biologist, and a modern-day Ahab must try to stop it. But they are only three men--alone against the Great White Death
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

143 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the seaside community of Amity finds itself under attack by a dangerous great white shark, the town's chief of police ..., a young marine biologist, and a grizzled shark hunter ... embark on a desperate quest to destroy the beast before it strikes again"--Container
Beast by Peter Benchley( Book )

81 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 18 languages and held by 2,330 WorldCat member 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 )

57 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 11 languages and held by 2,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something even more dangerous than the observed sixteen-foot pregnant great white shark has risen from the depths and is feeding in the waters off the coast of Connecticut
The deep by Peter Benchley( Book )

130 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 19 languages and held by 2,192 WorldCat member 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
The island by Peter Benchley( Book )

96 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 16 languages and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reporter goes to the Caribbean to investigate the mysterious disappearance of hundreds of boats
Q clearance by Peter Benchley( Book )

47 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in 10 languages and held by 1,866 WorldCat member 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 girl of the Sea of Cortez by Peter Benchley( Book )

58 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,791 WorldCat member 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 in 2002 in English and held by 1,464 WorldCat member 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 )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,153 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vier jaar nadat een witte haai de kust van Long Island teisterde, wordt een badplaats geconfronteerd met een zo mogelijk nog woestere soortgenoot, die een vloot pleziervaartuigjes aanvalt
Jaws by Peter Benchley( Recording )

29 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member 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 )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member 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
The deep by Peter Benchley( Recording )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple go to Bermuda on their honeymoon to dive on the offshore reefs, looking for the wreck of a sunken ship. What they find lures them into a strange and increasingly terrifying struggle for salvage and survival along the floor of the sea
Shark trouble : [true stories about sharks and the sea] by Peter Benchley( Recording )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member 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 )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone in Amity, Long Island was terrified by the killer shark. No one wanted to go swimming -- and no tourists were coming to the beach, Can Martin Brody, the police chief, and Quint, a tough old fisherman, capture and kill the deadly shark?
White shark by Peter Benchley( Recording )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Connecticut oceanside community is threatened by a malevolent and lethal creature called white shark, it is up to oceanic scientist Simon Chase to stop the reign of terror
Beast by Peter Benchley( Recording )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member 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 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan's birthday trip to the White House takes an unexpected turn
Great white shark : truth behind the legend( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member 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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Benchley, Peter

Benchley, Peter 1940-2006

Benchley, Peter Bradford

Benchley, Peter Bradford 1940-2006

Benchli, Piter

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Benčlijs, Pīters

Bradford Benchley, Peter 1940-2006

Peter Benchley Amerikaans auteur

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Бенчли, Питер

Питер Бенчли

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Питър Бенчли

Пітер Бенчлі

פיטר בנצ'לי

بيتر بنشلي

بيتر بنشلي، 1940-2006

پیتر بنچلی فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

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