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The finest hours : the true story of a heroic sea rescue

Author: Mike Tougias; Casey Sherman
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, 2016. ©2009
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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 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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Tougias; Casey Sherman
ISBN: 9780805097641 0805097643 9781250044235 1250044235 150110683X 9781501106835 1416567224 9781416567226 7770682029 9787770682025 1501127179 9781501127175
OCLC Number: 933612550
Description: xvii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman.

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"In February of 1952, eighty-four men were in danger of drowning off the coast of Cape Cod when a ferocious Nor'easter split their ships in two. The Finest Hours recounts the incredible heroism of Read more...

 
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