Deadliest Sea: The Untold Story Behind the Greatest Rescue in Coast Guard History

Deadliest Sea: The Untold Story Behind the Greatest Rescue in Coast Guard History

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by Kalee Thompson
     
 

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Deadliest Sea by Kalee Thompson is the spellbinding true story of the greatest rescue in U.S. Coast Guard history. Recounting the tragic sinking of the fishing trawler, Alaska Ranger, in the Bering Sea and its remarkable aftermath in March 2008, Deadliest Sea is real life action and adventure at its finest. The full story of an

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Deadliest Sea by Kalee Thompson is the spellbinding true story of the greatest rescue in U.S. Coast Guard history. Recounting the tragic sinking of the fishing trawler, Alaska Ranger, in the Bering Sea and its remarkable aftermath in March 2008, Deadliest Sea is real life action and adventure at its finest. The full story of an amazing rescue—where extraordinary courage, ingenuity, will, and technology combined in one of the most remarkable maritime feats ever recorded—has never been told before now. It’s The Perfect Storm meets Deadliest Catch.

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Ken Ringle
…a bit over-reported…But once the rescue call goes out, you are with [Thompson] every minute, weighing the vulnerability of a ripped survival suit in 35-degree water, searching the storm-whipped darkness for the flickering strobe lights of near-dead survivors, and thrusting baked potatoes against the skin of the hypothermic victims as frantic medics struggle to raise their core temperature from an icy level that has stopped the heart.
—The Washington Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061991172
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
06/01/2010
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
284,748
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Kalee Thompson is a freelance writer who covers science, the environment, and the outdoors. She was formerly an editor at Popular Science and National Geographic Adventure, and her work has appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine, Women’s Health, and Popular Mechanics.

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Deadliest Sea 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 42 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Kept my interest the whole book. Excellent!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is great. But the thing that brught me to coast guarding is the movie the guardien, witch if you like coast guarding as much as I do, than you should get that movie.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Holy crap great book!
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