Jaws Author:Peter Benchley Now a spectacular motion picture from Universal. — The Great White Death — "Carcharadon carcharias, the White Death Shark, is the fiercest, most fearsome predator on earth. Growing to a length of 30 feet, always on the prowl, and always hungry. It will attack anything that appears even remotely edible. The stomach contents of one shark, caught on ... more »the coast of Australia, included a pair of gum boots, a keg of roofing nails and half a horse."