Shark Life: True Stories about Sharks & the Sea (Paperback)

By Peter Benchley, Karen Wojtyla (Adapted by)
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Description


In this riveting true adventure tale and informative guide to the sea, master storyteller Peter Benchley drew on more than four decades of diving experience to bring us face-to-face with the array of sharks and other marine animals he and his family encountered, almost always on purpose but sometimes by accident.

About the Author


Peter Benchley (1940 2006) was an American author best known for writing the novel "Jaws" and cowriting the screenplay for its highly successful film adaptation. The success of the book led to many publishers commissioning books about mutant rats, rabid dogs and the like threatening communities. The subsequent film directed by Steven Spielberg is generally acknowledged as the first summer blockbuster. Benchley also wrote "The Deep" and "The Island", which were also adapted into films, and several other novels. A champion of conservation, he was a compelling author for shark fans and foes alike.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780440419549
ISBN-10: 0440419549
Publisher: Yearling Books
Publication Date: April 10th, 2007
Pages: 193
Language: English