Jaws
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Jaws


  • Author : Antonia Quirke
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-07-25
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9781838716516


Jaws Book Description :

Jaws divides critics into those who dismiss it as infantile and sensational, and those who see the shark as freighted with political and psychosexual meaning. The author argues that both interpretations obscure the film's success as a work of art.

Jaws
Score: 3.5
From 76 Ratings

Jaws


  • Author : Peter Benchley
  • Publisher : Fawcett Books
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 9780449219638


Jaws Book Description :

When three people are killed by a great white shark in three different incidents, the police chief of a Long Island resort town is forced to take action

Jaws
Score: 3.5
From 69 Ratings

Jaws


  • Author : Peter Benchley
  • Publisher : Penguin Books
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: English language
  • Pages : 38
  • ISBN 10 : 0140816682


Jaws Book Description :

This level 2, elementary Penguin Reader contains 500 words and tells the story of Amity, a quiet town near New York, that gets terrorized by a great white shark. Policeman Brody is a good policeman and tries to close the beaches, but people won't listen to him.

Just When You Thought It Was Safe  A Jaws Companion

Just When You Thought It Was Safe A Jaws Companion


  • Author : Patrick Jankiewicz
  • Publisher : BearManor Media
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN 10 :


Just When You Thought It Was Safe A Jaws Companion Book Description :

Did you used to hate the water, but can't imagine why? Do you feel a constant need for a bigger boat? Do you want the Mayor to close the beaches? If the answer is “yes” to these questions, you are a Jaws fanatic. Just When You Thought It Was Safe: A Jaws Companion by Patrick Jankiewicz splashes into the terrifying yet true stories behind the making of Jaws (1975) starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfuss, the film director Steven Spielberg based on Peter Benchley’s 1974 runaway best selling novel of the same name. The equally stupendous success of Spielberg’s suspense film spawned a string of sequels. Author Patrick Jankiewicz fishes out the production back stories, such as how "Smile, You sonnuva—” and “We need a bigger boat!” were created. He reels in all the shark's victims, including John Hancock, Lance Guest, and Dorothy Tristan, for exclusive interviews, and he harpoons of the sequels, Jaws 2 (1978), Jaws 3-D (1983), Jaws: The Revenge (1987). 235 pages.

Jaws

Jaws


  • Author : Source Wikipedia
  • Publisher : Books LLC, Wiki Series
  • Release Date : 2010-09
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 1153617013


Jaws Book Description :

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 45. Chapters: Jaws, Jaws 2, Jersey Shore shark attacks of 1916, Jaws 3-D, Jaws: The Revenge, Jabberjaw, Peter Benchley, Frank Mundus, Misterjaw, The Shark Is Still Working, The Game of Jaws. Excerpt: Jaws is a 1975 American horror-thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley's novel of the same name. The police chief of Amity Island, a fictional summer resort town, tries to protect beachgoers from a giant man-eating great white shark by closing the beach, only to be overruled by the town council, which wants the beach to remain open to draw a profit from tourists during the summer season. After several attacks, the police chief enlists the help of a marine biologist and a professional shark hunter. Roy Scheider stars as police chief Martin Brody, Richard Dreyfuss as oceanographer Matt Hooper, Robert Shaw as shark hunter Quint, Murray Hamilton as the Mayor of Amity Island, and Lorraine Gary as Brody's wife, Ellen. Jaws is regarded as a watershed film in motion picture history, the father of the summer blockbuster film and one of the first "high concept" films. Because of the film's success in advance screenings, studio executives decided to distribute it in a much wider release than ever before. The Omen followed suit in the summer of 1976 and then Star Wars one year later in 1977, cementing the notion for movie studios to distribute their big-release action and adventure pictures (commonly referred to as tentpole pictures) during the summer. Widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, Jaws appeared at number 48 on American Film Institute's 100 Years... 100 Movies, a list of the greatest American films of all time, dropping down to number 56 on the 10 Year Anniversary list. It ranked second on a similar list for thrillers, 100 Years... 100 Thrills and was number one on Bravo's list of The 10...

LIFE Jaws

LIFE Jaws


  • Author : LIFE Magazine
  • Publisher : Time Home Entertainment
  • Release Date : 2020-06-19
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9781547851744


LIFE Jaws Book Description :

In 1975, Steven Spielberg's Jaws transformed the Hollywood landscape, sparked a cultural phenomenon and took a huge bite out of the collective psyche, with the public always wondering what lurked just beneath the surface of the water. The first true summer blockbuster was a masterpiece of the thriller genre, following the terrifying ordeal of a beach community under attack by a monstrous great white shark. This LIFE special issue celebrates the 45th anniversary of this iconic film (which earned an Oscar nomination for Best Picture) with an in-depth look at Spielberg's revolutionary filmmaking and storytelling techniques, the chaotic making of the movie and its lasting legacy, and why, 45 years later, it's still scary.

 Between the Jaws of Hyenas

Between the Jaws of Hyenas


  • Author : Richard Alan Caulk
  • Publisher : Otto Harrassowitz Verlag
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 3447045582


Between the Jaws of Hyenas Book Description :

With the publication of this book, the definitive work on the diplomatic history of Ethiopia in the last quarter of the nineteenth century could be said to have seen the light of day. The book deals with a crucial period when the destiny of Ethiopia hang in the balance. The question - as indeed it was the case for the rest of Africa - was whether the country was to remain independent or become colonized. Menilek, combining diplomatic and military initiatives, not only ensured that Ethiopia remained independent but also expanded its territory to unprecedented limits. The book is based on a critical reading of the secondary literature as well as an exhaustive and analytical use of all the pertinent archival sources, the memoirs and biographies of the principal European characters, and Ethiopian chronicles, biographies and other primary sources. It can serve as the standard text for teaching courses on Ethiopia and the Horn at the university level. At the same time, it provides a useful background to those interested in the formation of the modern Ethiopian state as well as its troubled relations with what eventually became Eritrea.

Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

Defeat from the Jaws of Victory


  • Author : Richard Heffernan
  • Publisher : Verso
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 0860915611


Defeat from the Jaws of Victory Book Description :

Using original research from archives, interviews with MPs and party officials, and first hand testimonies from grass roots activists, the authors go behind the scenes to name names, record the votes, and lay bare the machinations of those who led the Labour Party to electoral defeat in 1992.

The Jaws of Death

The Jaws of Death


  • Author : Xavier Maniguet
  • Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
  • Release Date : 2007-08-17
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781602390218


The Jaws of Death Book Description :

Biggest of all fish and the best equipped for hunting, sharks live in every ocean. No natural predator except the killer whale threatens them, and they possess an extraordinary physiology...including those unrivaled jaws. They have become the stuff of movies, books, and nightmares, but some of what we commonly believe is fiction, not fact. Through the examination of case histories, including gruesome attacks on man, The Jaws of Death documents the truth. It discusses why sharks are essential to the equilibrium of the marine biotope and what benefit they have provided to science and medicine. In addition to sharks, other "jaws of death" receive attention, including piranhas, crocodiles, and barracudas.

Into the Jaws of Yama  Lord of Death

Into the Jaws of Yama Lord of Death


  • Author : Karma Lekshe Tsomo
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2012-02-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9780791481455


Into the Jaws of Yama Lord of Death Book Description :

A fascinating look at Buddhist, especially Tibetan, views of death and their implications for a Buddhist bioethics.