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Paramount Pictures, 1998. Pulp Fiction. Directed by Quentin Tarantino. Miramax Films, 1994. Terence McSweeney and Olga Lopatnikova Benchley, Peter (Peter Bradford Benchley) (1940–2006) Benchley is the author of several successful novels evoking the nightmarish, but often mesmerizing terrors of the sea, including Jaws, The Deep, and The Island. He was born in New York City; his father was the novelist Nathaniel Benchley and his grandfather the humorist Robert Benchley. After graduating from Harvard, Benchley worked as a reporter for the Washington Post, then as an editor at Newsweek and a speechwriter in the White House for President Lyndon B.

Point of Origin. New York: Scribners, 1998. Mizejewski, Linda. ” South Central Review 18, no. 3/4 (autumn/winter 2001): 6–20. Palmer, Joy. ” South Central Review 18, no. 3/4 (autumn/winter 2001): 54–71. Service, Robert F. ” Science (August 11, 2000): 855+. Patricia Bostian Borchgrave, Arnaud de (1926– ) and Robert Moss (1946– ) The brief collaboration between award-winning journalists Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss produced two internationally best-selling Borchgrave, Arnaud de, and Robert Moss 33 novels, The Spike (1980) and Monimbo (1983).

In Jaws the three major characters who ultimately confront the shark are the town’s police chief Brody, marine Biologist Hooper, and fisherman and World War II veteran Quint. Also featuring a mayor (Murray Hamilton) who attempts to cover up the dangers of the underwater enemy, Jaws resonated for audiences in the 1970s with echoes of the Watergate scandal and met with a stunning reception, remaining on the New York Times best-seller list for 44 weeks. It became a publishing phenomenon, rivaling in fame if not quality America’s other great marine saga, Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick (1851) about the search for another monstrous sea creature, a great white whale.

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