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Brad Matsen
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BRAD MATSEN is the author of Jacques Cousteau: The Sea King, Titanic’s Last Secrets: The Further Adventures of Shadow Divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler, Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss, and many other books about the sea and its inhabitants. He was a creative producer for the television series The Shape of Life, and his articles on marine science and the environment have appeared in Mother Jones, Audubon, and Natural History, among other publications. He lives in Port Townsend, Washington.

Brad Matsen is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (www.rhspeakers.com).

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Death and Oil
A True Story of the Piper Alpha Disaster on the North Sea
Written by Brad Matsen


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $14.99

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Descent
The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss
Written by Brad Matsen


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 6, 2006
Price: $14.95

In Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss, Brad Matsen brings to vivid life the famous deep-sea expeditions of Otis Barton and William Beebe. At a time when no one had traveled deeper than a few hundred feet, they took the world to a half mile down. At the height of... Read more >
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Descent
The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss
Written by Brad Matsen


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Jacques Cousteau
The Sea King
Written by Brad Matsen


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $16.95

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... Read more >
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Jacques Cousteau
The Sea King
Written by Brad Matsen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $13.99

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