Three Complete Novels by Peter Benchley [1994 HARDCOVER OMNIBUS] Jaws, Beast, The Girl of the Sea of Cortez

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Three Complete Novels by Peter Benchley  [Jaws, Beast &  The Girl of the Sea of Cortez]


1st printing w/ cool metallic font on cover. 

XL deluxe Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition.  Like new w/ minor trace wear. 

Three novels--Jaws, Beast, and The Girl of the Sea of Cortez--by one of the masters of the thriller genre and the author of the Deep.  Includes--

Jaws - The classic, blockbuster thriller of man-eating terror that inspired the Steven Spielberg movie and made millions of beachgoers afraid to go into the water. Experience the thrill of helpless horror again—or for the first time!

BeastStraight from the cutting edge of science and the logs of ancient mariners comes an immense horror—a creature that rises up from the well of an ocean gone mad with an insatiable hunger and an endless lust to kill. One man leads a harrowing struggle to defeat the beast amid a threatened Bermuda paradise. His name is Whip Darling, a down-and-out sea dog who doesn't know where he'll get his next meal—or whether it will get him first. 

The Girl of the Sea of CortezOn an island in the Gulf of California, an intrepid young woman named Paloma carries a special legacy from her father—a deep understanding of the sea and a sixth sense about the need to protect it.   Every day, Paloma paddles her tiny boat into the ocean and anchors over a seamount—a submerged volcanic peak sixty feet underwater that is clustered with spectacular sea animals and a wondrous web of marine life.
It is there that an astonishing event takes place, when on one of her dives Paloma is shadowed by a manta ray—an animal so large it blocks the sun. She develops an extraordinary relationship with this luminous, gentle creature, but instinctively knows its existence is a secret she must fiercely protect.