The Finest Hours

The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue

Author: Michael J. Tougias,Casey Sherman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 150110683X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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Documents the 1952 Coast Guard mission to save the crews of two oil tankers that were torn in half by the force of one of New England's worst nor'easters.
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The Finest Hours

The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue

Author: Michael Tougias,Mike Tougias,Casey Sherman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781410419217

Category: History

Page: 347

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Survivors recount the heroic undertakings of Coast Guard teams aboard small crafts who attempted to save the crews of two oil tankers caught in a violent nor'easter off the coast of Cape Cod.
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The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition)

The True Story of a Heroic Sea Rescue

Author: Michael J. Tougias,Casey Sherman

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN: 0805097651

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 176

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On the night of February 18, 1952, during one of the worst winter storms that New England has ever seen, two oil tankers just off the shore of Cape Cod were torn in half by the force of the storm. This middle-grade adaptation of an adult nonfiction book tells the story of the shipwreck and a harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and saved more than 30 stranded sailors. This is a fast-paced, uplifting story that puts young readers in the middle of the action. It's a gripping story of heroism and survival with the same intensity as the bestselling book and movie The Perfect Storm. A Christy Ottaviano Book
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Rescue of the Bounty

Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy

Author: Michael J. Tougias,Douglas A. Campbell

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 147674663X

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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In this suspenseful story of the human will to survive, the captain of the HMS Bounty, the actual replica used in the 1962 remake of the 1935 classic Mutiny on the Bounty, recounts his harrowing encounter with Hurricane Sandy that resulted in the death of two crew members.
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A Storm Too Soon

A True Story of Disaster, Survival and an Incredible Rescue

Author: Michael J. Tougias,Mike Tougias

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451683340

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 208

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Presents the story of three men shipwrecked during a storm in the Gulf Stream and the four men on a Coast Guard helicopter who rescued them, as survivors and rescuers battle monster waves and perilous wind conditions.
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Derek's Gift

A True Story of Love, Courage and Lessons Learned

Author: Michael Tougias,Buck Harris

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781940503080

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 118

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A teenager dying of cancer and the five special people in his life share insights to cherish
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