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Jacques Cousteau : The Sea King
by Brad Matsen


Overview - An unprecedented and masterfully told biography of Jacques Cousteau that reveals for the first time the fascinating and compelling individual behind this famous television personality.

Inventor of the aqualung and fearless scuba diver, Jacques Cousteau opened up the ocean to a mass audience for the first time.  Read more...


 
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Overview
An unprecedented and masterfully told biography of Jacques Cousteau that reveals for the first time the fascinating and compelling individual behind this famous television personality.

Inventor of the aqualung and fearless scuba diver, Jacques Cousteau opened up the ocean to a mass audience for the first time. Here, with the cooperation of many of the subjects closest confidants and family, Brad Matsen makes clear the full picture of his remarkable life, showing the father, military man, inventor, entrepreneur, and adventurer behind the public face. Vividly conveying the people, the science, and the lure of the sea that shaped Cousteau's life, Matsen paints a luminous portrait of a man who profoundly changed the way we live on our planet.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780307275424
  • ISBN-10: 0307275426
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: October 2010
  • Page Count: 320
  • Dimensions: 7.98 x 5.8 x 0.64 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.66 pounds


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