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  • Quiet Places of Massachusettsby Michael J. Tougias

    Hunter Publishing 1996; US$ 15.00

    Quiet Places offers you the chance to venture down that 'road not taken.' Accompany native New Englander Michael Tougias down back roads and across fields to secret fishing holes, little-known historic sites, and tiny hamlets. Explore everything from the northern Berkshires and towns along the Housatonic to the trails through Sturbridges Tantiusques... more...

  • Fatal Forecastby Michael J. Tougias

    Scribner 2007; US$ 16.00

    A true story of catastrophe and survival at sea, Fatal Forecast is a spellbinding moment-by-moment account of seventy-two hours in the lives of eight young fishermen, some of whom would never set foot on dry land again. On the morning of November 21, 1980, two small Massachusetts lobster boats set out for Georges Bank, a bountiful but perilous... more...

  • Overboard!by Michael J. Tougias

    Scribner 2010; US$ 15.00

    From masterful storyteller Michael J. Tougias comes a new, heart-stopping true-life tale of maritime disaster, his most thrilling and amazing story yet. In May 2005, Tom Tighe, captain of a forty-five-foot-long sailboat named the Almeisan, and his first mate, Loch Reidy, welcomed three new crewmembers for a five-day voyage from Connecticut across... more...

  • When Man is the Preyby Michael J. Tougias

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 27.99

    Since we humans have evolved into the dominant species on this planet, we sometimes fail to recognize--and respect--the ever-present threat posed by the animals we love or fear, hunt or fight to protect. Many of nature's most lethal residents have combative skills that have been honed by millions of years of adaptive survival, and it takes only a... more...

  • A Storm Too Soonby Michael J. Tougias

    Scribner 2013; US$ 16.00

    FROM MASTERFUL STORYTELLER MICHAEL J. TOUGIAS COMES A NEW, HEART-STOPPING TRUE-LIFE TALE OF MARITIME DISASTER, SURVIVAL, AND DARING RESCUE, HIS MOST THRILLING AND AMAZING STORY YET. Seventy-foot waves batter a torn life raft 250 miles out to sea in one of the world?s most dangerous places, the Gulf Stream. Hanging on to the raft are three men,... more...

  • A Storm Too Soonby Michael J. Tougias

    Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2016; US$ 18.99

    When a forty-seven-foot sailboat disappears in the Gulf Stream in the throes of a disastrous storm, it leaves behind three weary passengers struggling to stay alive. This middle-grade adaptation of an adult nonfiction book tells the story of the four intrepid Coast Guardsmen who braved this ruthless storm in the hopes of saving them. A spellbinding... more...

  • The Finest Hoursby Michael J. Tougias; Casey Sherman

    Scribner 2009; US$ 9.99

    The true story of an incredible disaster and heroic rescue at sea told by two masterful storytellers. In the winter of 1952, New England was battered by the most brutal nor'easter in years. As the weather wreaked havoc on land, the freezing Atlantic became a wind-whipped zone of peril. In the early hours of Monday, February 18, while the storm raged,... more...

  • Rescue of the Bountyby Michael J. Tougias; Douglas A. Campbell

    Scribner 2014; US$ 16.00

    From the author of the Fall 2015 Disney movie The Finest Hours , the ?thrilling and perfectly paced? ( Booklist ) story of the sinking and rescue of Bounty ?the tall ship used in the classic 1962 movie Mutiny on the Bounty ?which was caught in the path of Hurricane Sandy with sixteen aboard. On Thursday, October 25, 2012, Captain Robin Walbridge... more...

  • The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition)by Michael J. Tougias; Casey Sherman

    Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2014; US$ 8.99

    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 the shipwreck and a harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four men in a tiny lifeboat... more...

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