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Benchley, Peter

Overview
Works: 268 works in 1,510 publications in 33 languages and 29,085 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Action and adventure films  Action and adventure fiction  Sea fiction  Horror fiction  Sea stories  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Novels 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Speaker, Performer, Other, Conceptor, Contributor, Actor
Classifications: PS3552.E537, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Benchley
Jaws by Peter Benchley( Book )

334 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 30 languages and held by 4,399 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
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

140 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 4,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 30th anniversary edition of the classic 'I'm-Never-Going-In-The-Water-Again' story of a killer shark that has taken over the waters near a seaside community, and the three men who set out to kill it
Beast by Peter Benchley( Book )

82 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 18 languages and held by 2,278 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 )

56 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 11 languages and held by 2,204 WorldCat member 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 )

128 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 19 languages and held by 2,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple on a romantic holiday in Bermuda come upon the sunken wreck of a WWII freighter. In it are 1000s of ampules of morphine which a Haitian drug dealer is trying to recover
The island by Peter Benchley( Book )

96 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 17 languages and held by 1,907 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 1,839 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 )

60 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,759 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 )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,437 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 1,118 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 )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member 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 suspense and gripping adventure that enthralled movie audiences throughout the world in Jaws returns in this sequel to that film classic
Jaws by Peter Benchley( Recording )

31 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 654 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 398 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 )

17 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. They dive on the reefs offshore, looking for the wreck of a sunken ship. What they find lures them into a strange and increasingly terrifying encounter with past and present, a struggle for salvage and survival along the floor of the sea-in the deep
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 303 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 286 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 197 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. 1994
Beast by Peter Benchley( Recording )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 164 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 164 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 127 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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Alternative Names
Benchley, Peter

Benchley, Peter 1940-2006

Benchley, Peter Bradford

Benchley, Peter Bradford 1940-2006

Benchli, Piter

Benchli, Piter 1940-

Benchli, Piter 1940-2006

Benčlijs, Pīters

Bradford Benchley, Peter 1940-2006

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Бенчли, Питер

Питер Бенчли

Питер Бенчли американский писатель

Питър Бенчли

Пітер Бенчлі

פיטר בנצ'לי

بيتر بنشلي

بيتر بنشلي، 1940-2006

پیتر بنچلی فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

پیٹر بینچلے

ピーター・ベンチリー

ベンチリー, ピーター

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