Bradford Matsen





Bradford Matsen

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Brad Matsen has been writing about wonders of the sea for forty years. He is the author of Jacques Cousteau: The Sea King; Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss, which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in 2006; the New York Times bestseller Titanic's Last Secrets; Planet Ocean: A Story of Life in the Sea; and Dancing to the Fossil Record with artist Ray Troll; the award-winning Incredible Ocean Adventure series for children; and many other books.

He was creative producer for the Shape of Life, an eight-hour National Geographic television series on evolutionary biology, and has written on marine science and the environment for Mother Jones, Audubon, Natural History, and many other magazines.


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Titanic's Last Secrets: The...
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Jacques Cousteau: The Sea King
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Descent: The Heroic Discove...
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Fishing Up North: Stories o...
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The Incredible Search for t...
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The Incredible Hunt for the...
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The Incredible Quest to Fin...
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