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Benchley, Peter

Overview
Works: 212 works in 1,129 publications in 29 languages and 29,369 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Action and adventure films  Sea stories  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror fiction  Novels  Horror films  Animal films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker, Scenarist, Performer, Other, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: PS3552.E537,
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Jaws by Peter Benchley( Book )

262 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 28 languages and held by 4,240 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 )

59 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the ocean surrounding Amity, a small tourist resort off the coast of New England, a 25-foot man-eating predator stalks any human foolish enough to get in the water. At first, the only believer in the shark's existence is the town's chief of police, Martin Brody. Brody enlists the help of scientist Matt Hooper and Quint, a crusty old seaman whose life is devoted to hunting sharks. The threesome sets off in Quint's boat to kill the leviathan. The film that originated the 'summer blockbuster' in Hollywood
White shark by Peter Benchley( Book )

50 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 11 languages and held by 2,464 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
Beast by Peter Benchley( Book )

74 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 16 languages and held by 2,459 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
The island by Peter Benchley( Book )

87 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 16 languages and held by 2,031 WorldCat member 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
Q clearance by Peter Benchley( Book )

43 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in 9 languages and held by 2,009 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 )

56 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,857 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
The deep by Peter Benchley( Book )

47 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in 9 languages and held by 1,732 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
Shark trouble : true stories about sharks and the sea by Peter Benchley( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,535 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 )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,243 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 )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been four years since that marauding great white shark terrorized 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 worthy sequel to that film classic
Jaws by Peter Benchley( Recording )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 647 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
The deep by Peter Benchley( Book )

37 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in 8 languages and held by 508 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
Ocean planet : writings and images of the sea by Peter Benchley( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 430 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
Shark trouble [true stories about sharks and the sea] by Peter Benchley( Recording )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 350 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
The deep by Peter Benchley( Recording )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 329 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
Selected from Jaws by Peter Benchley( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 320 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 1996 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Connecticut oceanside community is threatened by a malevolent and lethal crature call white shark, it is up to oceanic scientist Simon Chase to stop the reign of terror. By the author of 'Jaws'
Beast by Peter Benchley( Recording )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 182 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 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Benchley, Peter, 1940-2006

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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Peter Benchley US-amerikanischer Autor

Бенчли, Питер

Питер Бенчли

Питер Бенчли американский писатель

Питър Бенчли

Пітер Бенчлі

פיטר בנצ'לי

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

彼得·本奇利

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