Sully by Chesley B. Sullenberger audiobook

Sully: My Search for What Really Matters

By Chesley B. Sullenberger III  and Jeffrey Zaslow
Read by Chesley B. Sullenberger III  and Michael McConnohie

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Now a major motion picture from Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks—the inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes of our time, Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger—the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York’s Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew. On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed a remarkable emergency landing when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger skillfully glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew. His cool actions not only averted tragedy but made him a hero and an inspiration worldwide. His story is now a major motion picture from director / producer Clint Eastwood and stars Tom Hanks, Laura Linney and Aaron Eckhart. Sully's story is one of dedication, hope, and preparedness, revealing the important lessons he learned through his life, in his military service, and in his work as an airline pilot. It reminds us all that, even in these days of conflict, tragedy and uncertainty, there are values still worth fighting for—that life's challenges can be met if we're ready for them. Cover art © 2016 WBEI. All Rights Reserved.

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Summary

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A New York Times Bestseller

Now a major motion picture from Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks—the inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes of our time, Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger—the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York’s Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew.

On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed a remarkable emergency landing when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger skillfully glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew. His cool actions not only averted tragedy but made him a hero and an inspiration worldwide. His story is now a major motion picture from director / producer Clint Eastwood and stars Tom Hanks, Laura Linney and Aaron Eckhart.

Sully's story is one of dedication, hope, and preparedness, revealing the important lessons he learned through his life, in his military service, and in his work as an airline pilot. It reminds us all that, even in these days of conflict, tragedy and uncertainty, there are values still worth fighting for—that life's challenges can be met if we're ready for them.

Cover art © 2016 WBEI. All Rights Reserved.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Gripping and genuinely heartwarming…A Capraesque ode to American competence and decency…Compelling.” New York Daily News
“As dramatic as it is inspirational.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“This memoir-drama imparts insights about the piloting professional as it enthralls readers with its exultant plotline of disaster averted.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: Chesley B. Sullenberger III

Author Bio: Chesley B. Sullenberger III

Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger III is a retired airline pilot, speaker, and consultant who has become a source of inspiration for many after his successful emergency water landing of a disabled airliner on the Hudson River. He graduated from the US Air Force Academy and holds two master’s degrees and an honorary doctorate of letters from Purdue University. He has testified before Congress about aviation safety and the state of the airline piloting profession. He serves as the CBS News aviation and safety expert, is the founder of Safety Reliability Methods, Inc., a management, safety, and performance consulting company, and was named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People. He lives with his family in Danville, California.

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Author Bio: Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger III

Author Bio: Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger III

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Author Bio: Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger III

Author Bio: Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger III

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Author Bio: Jeffrey Zaslow

Author Bio: Jeffrey Zaslow

Jeffrey Zaslow (1958–2012) was a Wall Street Journal columnist; coauthor, with Randy Pausch, of The Last Lecture; and the author of The Girls from Ames.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 8.73
Audience: Adult
Language: English