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The Finest Hours : The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue / Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman.

Tougias, Mike, 1955- (Author). Sherman, Casey. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart Public Library - Main 910.916 TOU (Text) 840191002215602 New Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781501127175 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 311 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Pocket Books, 2016,c2009.

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General Note: Has been made into a major motion picture.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: 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 tells the story of 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 readers in the middle of the action.
Subject: Pendleton (Tanker)
Shipwreck survival.

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