The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard'S Most Daring sea Rescue [Audiobook] download free by Michael J. Tougias

The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard'S Most Daring sea Rescue Audiobook download free by Michael J. Tougias
  • Listen audiobook: The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard'S Most Daring sea Rescue
  • Author: Michael J. Tougias
  • Release date: 2016/3/15
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9781501106835
  • Rating: 8.22 of 10
  • Votes: 117
  • Review by: Arely Velez
  • Review rating: 8.01 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/15
  • Duration: 2H50M4S in 256 kbps (44.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-14
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: ATRAC, FLAC, WMA, WAV, MPEG4, MP3, TTA, AAC (compression ZIP, RAR, ARJ, AZW4, RZ)
  • Total pages original book: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 18M32S (4.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The story behind the major motion picture from Disney-starring Chris Pine, Eric Bana, and Casey Affleck-written by a recognized master of the genre-'a blockbuster account of tragedy at sea'. It's the winter of 1952 and a ferocious Nor'easter is pounding New England with howling winds and seventy-foot seas. Two oil tankers get caught in the violent storm off Cape Cod, its fury splitting the massive ships in two. Back on shore are four young Coast Guardsmen who are given a suicide mission. They must save the lives of the seamen left stranded in the killer storm, and they have to do it in a tiny lifeboat. The crew is led by Bernie Webber, who has to rely on prayer and the courage of his three crewmembers to pull off the impossible. As Webber and his crew sail into the teeth of the storm, each man comes to the realization that he may not come back alive. They've lost all navigation and have no idea where the stranded seaman are, and have no idea how to get back home. Whether by sheer luck or divine intervention, the crew stumbles upon the wounded ship in the darkness. More than thirty men appear at the railings of the SS Pendleton, all hoping to be saved. Once again, Webber and his crew face a daunting challenge. How can they rescue all these men with their tiny lifeboat? Dripping with suspense and high-stakes human drama, The Finest Hours has incredible and astonishing true-to-life heroism and action-packed rescue scenes. This 'marvelous and terrifying yarn' (Los Angeles Times) 'deserves a place as a classic of survival at sea'.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Weather, History Of The Americas, Ships & Shipping, True Stories Of Heroism, Endurance & Survival, Natural Disasters, Military History, Maritime History, Geography Books
  • Download servers: Mediafire, FileServe, Openload, Microsoft OneDrive, MEGA, Dropbox, FreakShare, SandCage. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, ARJ, AZW4, RZ
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.52 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x213x13mm
  • Weight: 209g
  • Printed by: SCRIBNER
  • Published in: New York, United States

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