Shark Life: True Stories about Sharks and the Sea

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Random House Children's Books, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 193 pages
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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.

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User Review  - RalphLagana - LibraryThing

Benchley is a fine writer but this book came off as more than a little disjointed. Benchley opens with him under the sea in a shark cage, this is followed by a recounting of how his book became a ... Read full review

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User Review  - themulhern - LibraryThing

A memoir with a bunch of science about sharks and other creatures of the deep thrown in. Some details are interesting, like the way the blood flowing from Benchley's ankle turns black as he is dragged ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Peter Benchley was the bestselling author of Jaws, The Deep, and Beast, among others. He wrote screenplays for the movie versions of three of his novels and wrote, narrated, and appeared in dozens of television documentaries.

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