A Captain's Duty : Somali Pirates, Navy Seals, and Dangerous Days at Sea (Paperback) - Phillips, Richard/ Talty, Stephan (CON)

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It was just another day on the job for Phillips, captain of the "Maersk Alabama." That all changed when armed Somali pirates boarded the ship. "A Captain''s Duty" tells the dramatic life-and-death tale of Phillips'' captivity and his daring escape.

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Publisher Hachette Books
Mfg Part# 9781401310448
SKU 216381835
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1401310443
Release Date 8/13/2012
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Dimensions (in Inches) 7.75H x 5L x 0.75T
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Editors Note A seasoned sea captain relates his exciting life on the ocean, a time filled with real-life rogues, heroes of the high seas and brushes with death. Reprint. A best-selling book.
Annotation Captain Richard Phillips was in charge of the MV Mares Alabama, cargo ship carrying food aid, the fateful day that Somali pirates attacked. Making extreme demands, the pirates left Captain Phillips--whose primary concern was the safety of his crew--little choice. He surrendered himself as a hostage, and spent a harrowing series of days until a band of Navy SEALS came to the rescue. This is a harrowing adventure from a seasoned high seaman.
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Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 18
Number of Pages 0286
Publisher Hyperion Books

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