Inventor of the aqualung and fearless scuba diver, Jacques Cousteau spread out the sea to a mass viewers for the 1st time. the following, with the cooperation of some of the topics closest confidants and relatives, Brad Matsen makes transparent the whole photo of his outstanding existence, exhibiting the daddy, army guy, inventor, entrepreneur, and adventurer at the back of the general public face. Vividly conveying the folks, the technological know-how, and the trap of the ocean that formed Cousteau's existence, Matsen paints a luminous portrait of a guy who profoundly replaced the way in which we are living on our planet.
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