The Silent World by Jacques Cousteau

"The Silent World" is an autobiographical account of a pioneering oceanographer and his team's underwater explorations. The book documents their adventures and discoveries, including the development and use of the first scuba diving equipment. The author shares his experiences of exploring shipwrecks, interacting with various marine life, and the dangers they faced in the depths of the ocean. The book also emphasizes the importance of marine conservation and the need to protect our oceans.

The 2423rd greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 147

Since this book was first published in 1953, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 147.0.

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