The finest hours

the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard"s most daring sea rescue by Michael J. Tougias

Publisher: Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Pendleton (Tanker),
  • CG36500 (Lifeboat),
  • Shipwrecks -- Massachusetts -- Chatham -- History,
  • Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. -- History,
  • Large type books
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman.
    ContributionsSherman, Casey, 1969-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG530.P418 T68 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23229796M
    ISBN 101410419215
    ISBN 109781410419217
    LC Control Number2009018806
    OCLC/WorldCa324776974

Illustrated Chapter Books for ages True Rescue: The Finest Hours True Rescue: A Storm Too Soon. Young Readers Adaptations, for ages The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition) A Storm Too Soon (Young Readers Edition) Into the Blizzard (Young Readers Edition) Attacked at Sea (Young Readers Edition). The finest hours book summary - In, in Cape Cod in Massachusetts, the US Coast Guard station in Chatham receives a distress signal from the oil tankers SS Pendleton and SS Fort Mercer. Commander Daniel Cluff assigns the crew formed by Bernie Webber, Richard Livesey, Andy Fitzgerald and Ervin Maske to rescue. The Finest Hours book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers/ Michael Tougias is a lecturer and award-winning author and coauthor of 30 books. In January , the Disney movie version of The Finest Hours, coauthored by Casey Sherman, was released in 45 countries. The Finest Hours is a true story of the Coast Guard's greatest small-boat rescue, which happened when two tanker ships simultaneously split in. THE FINEST HOURS. The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 15th, More History > More Non-Fiction > More Nonfiction > Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

The Finest Hours is the true story of the Coast Guard's "Most Daring Rescue." It is now also a major motion picture. This book study includes pre-reading questions along with a helpful list of nautical terms. It has guided reading questions for each chapter as well as post reading questions. Also in /5(17).   “The Finest Hours” never departs from a tried-and-true formula, but that’s one of its quaint charms. Although set in the s, it’s really an old-fashioned World War II film and a paean.   Positive —“Finest Hours” is a movie that the whole world needs to see, not just because it is great moviemaking but because it reconnects us to the true meaning in the word courage, and then some. I would not have missed this film for the world, if I had, then I would have missed one of the greatest movies of human endeavour that I have. The Finest Hours is a good book. I have spent some time flipping back and looking over what I have already read, most especially the passages where I'm on the edge of my seat. Bernard Webber, Richard Livesey, Andy Fitzgerald and Ervin Maska are heralded as heroes in the greatest rescue by a small boat in Coast Guard history/5(9).

  Directed by Craig Gillespie. With Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Eric Bana. The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in / The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition) | On the night of Febru , 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 Brand: Henry Holt & Company.

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The Finest Hours is about one of The finest hours book most dangerous rescue missions in the history of the U.S. Coast Guard, and I spent 13 years of active and reserve duty in the Coast Guard. Moreover, this book focuses on the exploits of four men who were members of my part of the Coast Guard—the Boat Force, those Coasties serving in small boats who "have to go out, but don't have to come back."/5().

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—Providence Journal on The Finest Hours (Simon & Schuster edition) “This book captures the wit, grit and sacrifice of Coasties and their boats.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune on The Finest Hours (Simon & Schuster edition)/5(6). Michael J. Tougias is the author of a number of books, including Rescue of the Bounty: Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy; Overboard!; The Finest Hours (with Casey Sherman), the basis of the major motion picture released in ; Fatal Forecast; and Ten Hours Until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can ed on: Ap The Finest Hours True Story of the Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue.

By Casey Sherman, Michael J. Tougias. —Providence Journal on The Finest Hours (Simon & Schuster edition) “This book captures the wit, grit and sacrifice of Coasties and their boats.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune on The Finest Hours (Simon &.

"The Finest Hours is a touching account, a sensitive rendering of what might be called four indescribably chaotic conditions Tougias and Sherman never sensationalize, never go beyond the facts, and yet capture all the pain, physical and emotional, of the survivors and their families." Providence Journal/5(15).

The Finest Hours is the gripping, true story of the valiant attempt to rescue the souls huddling inside the broken halves of the two ships.

The Finest Hours: The True Story of a Heroic Sea Rescue by Michael Tougias and Casey Sherman 3 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books. Both Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman, authors of The Finest Hours book, have pointed out that this part of the movie is pure fiction.

Instead, Bernie Webber spotted the blinking red light of the buoy inside the Chatham Bar, which marked the way into Old Harbor and to the Chatham Fish Pier. Writer J. Dalton described the surfman’s weekly routine in his book, The Life Savers of Cape Cod: “On Monday the members of the crew are employed putting the station in order.” ― Michael J.

Tougias, The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea : Michael J Tougias, Casey Sherman. Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman. Michael J. Tougias is the author and coauthor of more than a dozen books, including bestselling true-adventure and survival books, Ten Hours Until Dawn, A Storm Too Soon, and The Finest Hours.

Casey Sherman is an award winning journalist and bestselling author of books including A Rose for Mary, Black Irish, and Black Dragon. With some exceptions for the sake of dramatic tension and concise storytelling, the script largely sticks to its source material, Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman’s book The Finest Author: Eliza Berman.

Buy a cheap copy of The Finest Hours book. Based on the extraordinary true story of the greatest smallboat rescue in Coast Guard history, THE FINEST HOURS is a tale of courage, loyalty and honor in the face Free shipping over $ The Finest Hours is the gripping, true story of the valiant attempt to rescue the souls huddling inside the broken halves of the two ships.

The spellbinding tale is overflowing with breathtaking scenes, as boats capsize, bows and sterns crash into one another, and men hurl themselves into the raging sea in a terrifying battle for survival.

The Finest Hours () Plot. Showing all 7 items Jump to: Summaries (6) Synopsis (1) Summaries. The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in In February ofone of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil.

Chris Pine as Boatswain's Mate First Class Bernard "Bernie" Webber [13] Casey Affleck as Ray Sybert [14] Holliday Grainger as Miriam Pentinen Webber [15] Ben Foster as Seaman Richard Livesey [15] Eric Bana as Chief Warrant Officer Daniel Cluff [16] Graham McTavish as Frank "Pop" Fauteux [17] Kyle Music by: Carter Burwell.

Real story behind 'The Finest Hours': How the movie compares. Meghann Myers. Febru When real-life stories are turned into books, and those books are turned into movies. Buy a cheap copy of The Finest Hours: The True Story of the book by Casey Sherman.

In the winter ofNew England was battered by the most brutal nor’easter in years. As the weather wreaked havoc on land, the freezing Atlantic became a Free shipping over $/5(5). The remarkable true story behind The Finest Hours, as told by the two surviving members of the Coast Guard's most daring rescue.

The Finest Hours brings to. The story behind the Disney movie The Finest Hours - Duration: Team views. A heroic action-thriller, “The Finest Hours” is the remarkable true story of the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history.

Presented in Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D, the film will transport audiences to the heart of the action, creating a fully-immersive cinematic experience on an epic scale. Inside The Finest Hours Lightning struck in when Disney Motion Pictures offered me and my co-author, Casey Sherman, an option to turn our book The Finest Hours into a full-length movie.

It was a gift from the Gods. The book opens with Bernie Webber worrying about his wife Miriam who is home sick with the flu. The book contains much backstory on Bernie that is not in the movie. The movie opens with Bernie Webber meeting Miriam for the first time on a blind double date.

Michael J. Tougias is the author and coauthor of more than a dozen books, including bestselling true-adventure and survival books, Ten Hours Until Dawn, A Storm Too Soon, and The Finest Hours.

Casey Sherman is an award winning journalist and bestselling author of books including A Rose for Mary, Black Irish, and Black Dragon/5(8). Sherman wrote The Finest Hours inco-authored with Michael J.

Tougias. The book was developed into the motion picture of the same name. It was filmed in Quincy, Massachusetts and Chatham, Massachusetts for Walt Disney : Hyannis, Massachusetts, United States.

The Finest Hours By: Casey Sherman, Michael J. Tougias Main Characters Ervin Maske Bernard "Bernie" Webber Andy Fitzgerald Richard Livesey Summary On Februduring one of the worst winter storms New England has ever seen.

Two oil tankers just off the shore of Cape Cod. Inspired by true events and the book of the same name, The Finest Hours tells of how a small boat of U.S. Coast Guardsmen pulled off the most daring rescue in 7/ A summary of Themes in Michael Cunningham's The Hours.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Hours and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Author Michael Tougias, co-author of the bestselling “The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S.

Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue,” spoke about his book turned film and his latest publication to a packed crowed at Old Rochester Regional Junior High on Friday night.Theme The Finest hours heroism Character Would You like this book?

I think one of the themes of this book is that anyone can be a hero. All the men in the Coast Guard are just normal people, but they made an amazing rescue, some even died heroes.

- if you like cliff hangers - if.The Hours focuses on a day in when she lived in a suburb of London. Though extremely intelligent and highly respected, she is overly protected by her family, because they fear for her sanity. She has begun writing Mrs.

Dalloway, a book which she hopes will be her masterpiece. Read an in .