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Monday Jul 14 | Examiner.com

Move over Jaws, there's a new superpredator on the rise

In 1974, Peter Benchley frightened droves of beach goers and divers out of the water with one larger-than-life great white shark.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Horror Movies, Adventure, Jaws

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Sharks and the Jersey Shore have a storied history

Sharks and the Jersey Shore have a storied history Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1izjvvC An Asbury Park beach was patrolled by armed motorboats.

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Related Topix: Asbury Park, NJ, Horror Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Jaws

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Pocono Record

'Jaws' on big screen this weekend at Pocono Community Theater

Pocono Community Theater will screen "Jaws" at 2 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 88 S. Courtland St., East Stroudsburg.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Jaws, East Stroudsburg, PA

Wed May 28, 2014

WOI-TV West Des Moines

Paperbacks pioneer Oscar Dystel dies in NY at 101

Oscar Dystel, a leader of the paperbacks market who transformed Bantam Books into a prolific powerhouse that released best-selling editions of "The Catcher in the Rye," ''Jaws," Ragtime" and many others, died Wednesday at age 101.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Jaws, Journalism, New York, New York University

Wed May 14, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Summer Fun: The Classic Beach Read

Summer of '75, and there's just one book everyone has to read: Jaws . Not because of Spielberg's movie which, keep in mind, before its release was supposed to tank but because Peter Benchley had found the mass market's pulpy pleasure center and jabbed it with a harpoon.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Jaws

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