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Published five works of non-fiction, which he either wrote or edited: Time and a Ticket (1964), Ocean Planet: Writings and Images of the Sea (1994), Shark Trouble: True Stories About Sharks and the Sea (2001), Shark!: True Stories and Lessons from the Deep (2002), Shark Life: True Stories About Sharks and the Sea (with Karen ...
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If I had known then what I know now about sharks, I would not have been able to write 'Jaws'.
(1975), he was paid $175,000 for the book and screenplay with escalator clauses that brought his total for film rights to about $250,000. In addition he received 10% of the production's net profits, which was approximately $10 million. He received another $1 million for the book's foreign sales, as of 1976.