The Finest Hours : The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue / Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman.
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- ISBN: 9781501127175 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 311 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
- Publisher: New York, NY : Pocket Books, 2016,c2009.
|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.
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