Sphere by Michael Crichton, Paperback Special Edition published by Ballentine Books. First US Edition August 1988.
You have nothing to fear but Sphere itself. Dustin Hoffman, Samuel L. Jackson and Sharon Stone take the plunge in this thriller based on the book by Michael Chrichton and directed by Oscar-winner Barry Levinson. This dysfunctional trio has been summoned by the government to investigate a possible alien craft that has apparently been submerged in the Pacific for hundreds of years.