Peter Benchley wrote Jaws and the whole country went crazy in the
summer of 1975 when Spielberg brought it to the screen. But this is yet
another shifting baselines tale. The times are changing.
In this nice, short essay, Peter Benchley tells why if he wrote Jaws
today it would be a very different sort of story.
Posted by Randy Olson at March 12, 2004 05:40 AM