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Ten Hours until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do

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  • Posted January 15, 2009

    WRONG PERSPECTIVE CHEATED AN INCREDIBLE ADVENTURE STORY...

    I am a mariner, and frequent maritime rescuer working on a commercial assistance provider in the NJ/NY area. So the book had many parts I could identify with first hand. But not having previously known this story(like most like minded people), the writer should have written it from a DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE. <BR/><BR/>The author peppered with plenty of narrative wordings that they died while he was telling the struggle, ignoring that 99.9% of the readers outside that geographic area knew what happen. It could have been an incredible thriller, but he gave away the ending way too soon. <BR/><BR/>Obviously he can not change the unfortunate reality that befell these poor guys. But it could have been such a phenominal page turner had he wriiten it differently. Then at the end, BANG!<BR/><BR/>I felt VERY cheated by the author. Like some one watching a great movie, and then some idiot tells you the ending. FRUSTRATING. But still agreat story.

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