Cousteau: the captain and his world

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W. Morrow, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 316 pages
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In this first balanced portrait of this little-understood, greatly admired man, the author recounts Cousteau's life as a seaman and adventurer and reveals the off-camera techniques behind his famous documentaries

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This comes very soon after Axel Madsen's Cousteau ( LJ 12/15/86), and both cover much the same ground, although the tone of the two books differs greatly. Madsen, writing with the cooperation of ... Read full review


TWO On the Road
THREE The First Menfish

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About the author (1989)

RICHARD MUNSON is Director of the Northeast-Midwest Institute, a non-partisan policy research center in Washington, D.C. Having founded the National Solar Lobby and Center for Renewable Resources in the 1970s, he has spent the last 25 years spearheading innovative public policy approaches to help meet America's energy needs. He frequently testifies before Congress, collaborates with regional energy and power providers, briefs local and state governments on their energy options, and provides consumer information on energy choices. His articles on the business and politics of the electricity industry have appeared in publications ranging from The Washington Post and Los Angeles Times to the journals of the National Academy of Sciences, environmental organizations and utility associations. He is the author of The Power Makers, Cousteau: The Captain and His World, and The Cardinals of Capitol Hill.

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