Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at sea download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael Tougias

Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at sea download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael Tougias year 2009
  • Book name: Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at sea
  • Author: Michael Tougias
  • Release date: 2009/1/10
  • Publisher: SCRIBNER BOOK COMPANY
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9780743297042
  • Rating: 9.52 of 10
  • Votes: 290
  • Review by: Lajuana Stephens
  • Review rating: 9.89 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/13
  • Total pages: 222
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Now in paperback, a true story as spellbinding and harrowing as The Perfect Storm, 'marvel- ous and terrifying' (Los Angeles Times)-published to herald the arrival of Tougias's new hardcover, The Finest Hours. On the morning of November 21, 1980, two small boats set out for Georges Bank, a lucrative but perilous lobster fishing ground off the coast of Cape Cod. The National Weather Service had forecast typical fall weather, and the young, rugged crewmen aboard the Sea Fever and the Fair Wind had no reason to expect that this trip would be any different from the dozens they'd made earlier in the season. But the only weather buoy in the area was malfunctioning, and the National Weather Service had failed to reveal this critical detail. And as the two small boats headed out to sea, a colossal storm was brewing to the southeast, a furious maelstrom that would batter the boats with sixty-foot waves and hurricane-force winds. A true story of catastrophe and survival at sea, this is a vivid moment-by-moment account of seventy-two hours in the lives of eight young fishermen. Most amazing is the story of Ernie Hazzard, who spent more than fifty terrifying hours adrift on the stormy open sea. Gripping and heart-pounding, Fatal Forecast is an unfor- gettable true story about the collision of two spectacular forces: the brutality of nature and the human will to survive.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H17M54S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Weather, Ships & Shipping, Natural Disasters, Oceanography (seas), History Of The Americas, Local History
  • Available formats: EPUB, TXT, WORD, AZW, HTML, DOC, PDF, PPTX. Compressed in EML, JAR, RAR, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.38 USD
  • Dimensions: 139.7x210.82x20.32mm
  • Weight: 226.8g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, NY, United States
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