Jaws / Peter Benchley.

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    • Notes:
      With a new introd. by the author.
    • ISBN:
      1400064562 (acid-free paper)
      9781400064564 (acid-free paper)
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    • ABNT:
      BENCHLEY, P. Jaws. [s. l.]: Random House, 2005. ISBN 1400064562. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.151395&custid=s6224580. Acesso em: 16 dez. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Benchley P. Jaws. Random House; 2005. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.151395&custid=s6224580. Accessed December 16, 2019.
    • APA:
      Benchley, P. (2005). Jaws. Random House. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.151395&custid=s6224580
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Benchley, Peter. 2005. Jaws. Random House. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.151395&custid=s6224580.
    • Harvard:
      Benchley, P. (2005) Jaws. Random House. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.151395&custid=s6224580 (Accessed: 16 December 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Benchley, P 2005, Jaws, Random House, viewed 16 December 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Benchley, Peter. Jaws. Random House, 2005. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.151395&custid=s6224580.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Benchley, Peter. Jaws. Random House, 2005. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.151395&custid=s6224580.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Benchley P. Jaws [Internet]. Random House; 2005 [cited 2019 Dec 16]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.151395&custid=s6224580


Booklist Reviews 2010 September #1

"This novel about a rogue shark that terrorizes a beach community hasn't aged a day since its publication more than 35 years ago. Benchley's writing is lean and efficient—this is his first novel, and also by far his best—and the story is a solid mixture of small-town politics, mystery, and outright terror. The author positions his protagonist, police chief Martin Brody, as virtually the lone voice of reason in a town filled with people who want to downplay the shark's presence (so as not to scare away tourists with their bulging wallets); and when the body count starts to rise, it's Brody who has to find a way to kill the beast, even if it means putting his own life on the line. The familiar characters—Brody, oceanographer Matt Hooper, shark-hunter Quint—are not as likable as they are in Steven Spielberg's classic film adaptation, but in the context of the novel, they are well drawn and compelling. Those who are familiar with the movie, but not the book, are in for some surprises, and those who read the book way back when should definitely give it another look." Copyright 2010 Booklist Reviews.