So Others May Live by Martha J. LaGuardia-Kotite audiobook

So Others May Live: Coast Guard’s Rescue Swimmers: Saving Lives, Defying Death

By Martha J. LaGuardia-Kotite
Foreword by Tom Ridge
Read by Martha J. LaGuardia-Kotite  and Jim Cooper

The Lyons Press
9.82 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781987124316

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Fourteen true, amazing and inspiring stories of some of the bravest men and women you'll ever meetSo Others May Live is the untold story of the U.S. Coast Guard's quiet but resolute rescue swimmers. From deep ocean caves on the Oregon coast to the panicked and chaotic streets of post-Katrina New Orleans, here are their stunningly heroic stories - some of the greatest maritime rescues attempted since the program was started in 1985. These feats, told through the eyes of the heroes, reveal an understanding of how and why the rescuer, with flight crew assistance, risks his or her own life to reach out to save a stranger. Covering diverse environments- oceans, hurricanes, oil rigs, caves, sinking vessels, floods, and even Niagara Falls - this is truly a can't-put-it-down collection.

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Fourteen true, amazing and inspiring stories of some of the bravest men and women you'll ever meetSo Others May Live is the untold story of the U.S. Coast Guard's quiet but resolute rescue swimmers. From deep ocean caves on the Oregon coast to the panicked and chaotic streets of post-Katrina New Orleans, here are their stunningly heroic stories - some of the greatest maritime rescues attempted since the program was started in 1985. These feats, told through the eyes of the heroes, reveal an understanding of how and why the rescuer, with flight crew assistance, risks his or her own life to reach out to save a stranger. Covering diverse environments- oceans, hurricanes, oil rigs, caves, sinking vessels, floods, and even Niagara Falls - this is truly a can't-put-it-down collection.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Runtime: 9.82
Audience: Adult
Language: English