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Peter Matthiessen was the cofounder of the Paris Review and is the author of numerous works of nonfiction, including In the Spirit of Crazy Horse, Indian Country, and The Snow Leopard, winner of the National Book Award.
Mildly interesting but now dated account of a film makers quest to make a movie about sharks in general but mostly the Great White. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Robert Langham
i read a hard back edition of this many years ago, and there were many photos in the book. No photos or illustrations in this one, and I miss them.Published 21 months ago by Mike
The info on GWS is simply wrong and hyperbolic. The killing of whales and other fish to attract sharks was disturbing. Read morePublished on October 11, 2011 by Stella B.
Four-and-a-half stars. A fascinating--and yes, suspenseful--glimpse of the great white shark as seen from the dubious protection of an underwater aluminum cage. Read morePublished on August 26, 2008 by Steve
I'm about 3/4 of the way throughBlue Meridian: The Search for the Great White Shark by Peter Matthiessen
I was excited to read it but am finding it very tedious. Read more
This book started off very good, but as I read on the reading became ardious. I found it hard work to finish this book. Read morePublished on February 1, 2006 by Joe McDonald
Before Peter Benchley scared everyone out of the water with his 1974 novel "Jaws," Peter Matthiessen was writing eloquently about the Great White shark, the apex predator of the... Read morePublished on January 1, 2006 by Barbara L. Lemaster