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Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro

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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKAN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEARONE OF JANET MASLIN’S MUST-READ BOOKS OF THE SUMMERA NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICEONE OF OUTSIDE MAGAZINE’S BEST BOOKS OF THE SUMMERONE OF AMAZON'S BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR SO FAR“A powerful and affecting story, beautifully handled by Slade, a journalist who clearly knows ships and the sea.”—Douglas Preston, New York Times Book Review“A Perfect Storm for a new generation.”—Ben Mezrich, bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of FacebookOn October 1, 2015, Hurricane Joaquin barreled into the Bermuda Triangle and swallowed the container ship El Faro whole, resulting in the worst American shipping disaster in thirty-five years. No one could fathom how a vessel equipped with satellite communications, a sophisticated navigation system, and cutting-edge weather forecasting could suddenly vanish—until now.Relying on hundreds of exclusive interviews with family members and maritime experts, as well as the words of the crew members themselves—whose conversations were captured by the ship’s data recorder—journalist Rachel Slade unravels the mystery of the sinking of El Faro. As she recounts the final twenty-four hours onboard, Slade vividly depicts the officers’ anguish and fear as they struggled to carry out Captain Michael Davidson’s increasingly bizarre commands, which, they knew, would steer them straight into the eye of the storm. Taking a hard look at America's aging merchant marine fleet, Slade also reveals the truth about modern shipping—a cut-throat industry plagued by razor-thin profits and ever more violent hurricanes fueled by global warming.A richly reported account of a singular tragedy, Into the Raging Sea takes us into the heart of an age-old American industry, casting new light on the hardworking men and women who paid the ultimate price in the name of profit.
Author: Rachel Slade
Published by: Ecco | Publication date: 05/01/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 391 pages

Run the Storm: A Savage Hurricane, a Brave Crew, and the Wreck of the SS El Faro

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In the bestselling tradition of The Perfect Storm and The Finest Hours, “an exquisitely written and dramatic book…a literary page-turner” (Doug Stanton, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Horse Soldiers)—the 2015 mysterious disappearance of the SS El Faro, a gigantic American cargo ship that sank in the Bermuda Triangle, taking with it thirty-three lives.On October 1, 2015, the SS El Faro, a massive American cargo ship disappeared in Hurricane Joaquin, a category 4 storm. The ship, its hundreds of shipping containers, and its entire crew plummeted to the bottom of the ocean, three miles down. It was the greatest seagoing US merchant marine shipping disaster since World War II. The massive ship had a seasoned crew, state-of-the-art navigation equipment, and advance warning of the storm. It seemed incomprehensible that such a ship could sink so suddenly. How, in this day and age, could something like this happen? Relying on Coast Guard inquest hearings, as well as on numerous interviews, George Michelsen Foy brings us “the most insightful exploration of this unthinkable disaster” (Outside), a story that lasts only a few days, but which grows almost intolerably suspenseful as deep-rooted flaws leading to the disaster inexorably link together and worsen. We see captain, engineers, and crew fight for their lives, and hear their actual words (as recorded on the ship’s black box) while the hurricane relentlessly tightens its noose around the ship. We watch, minute by minute, all that is happening on board—the ship’s mysterious tilt to one side, worried calls to the engine room, ship-to-shore reports, the courage of the men and women as they fight to survive, and the berserk ocean’s savage consumption of the massive hull. And through it all, the pain and ultimate resilience of the families of El Faro’s crew. Now with a new afterword, this “tour de force of nautical expertise” (Ocean Navigator) is a masterwork of stunning power.
Published by: Scribner | Publication date: 05/01/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 273 pages

Into a Raging Sea: My Life and the Pendleton Rescue

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Most people familiar with the name Bernie Webber associate him with the miraculous rescue of 32 men off of the stern of the Pendleton, made famous in the book and movie The Finest Hours. Rescuing 32 sailors from a sinking ship caught in a ferocious winter storm is a dramatic tale, but what made this mission so special is that the boat Bernie skippered that terrible night was a mere 36 feet in length and the waves were almost twice that size! Bernie and crew received the Coast Guard’s coveted Gold Lifesaving Medal, and what they did on that stormy night is regarded as the greatest small boat rescue in history.In Into A Raging Sea, Bernie tells that story, but the book is so much more than that. In these pages you’ll read about rescue attempts that did not turn out well, stories of fishermen from a time long past, rescues done with the by-gone technique of the “breeches buoy,” humorous anecdotes, and what Cape Cod and its people meant to Bernie.Into a Raging Sea is a story of sacrifice, bravery, disappointment, and challenges. And in the background of Bernie’s journey is one constant, the sea. --from the forward by Michael J. Tougias
Published by: On Cape Publications | Publication date: 12/21/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 189 pages

Into a Raging Sea: Great South African Rescues

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The waters off South Africa’s coastline are regarded as some of the most dangerous on earth. Sudden changes in weather, rip currents and freak waves all play their part in putting humans in peril, which sometimes ends in tragedy. No matter the danger, however, the brave volunteers of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) are always willing to risk their lives to save others. Setting out, often in dirty weather and in dark and icy conditions, they do their utmost to bring victims back safely. Into a Raging Sea is a collection of daring rescues filled with drama and danger. From burning ships to shark encounters and sinking trawlers, these are the stories of man’s constant battle with the sea.
Published by: Jonathan Ball | Publication date: 11/16/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 256 pages

The Raging Sea: The Powerful Account of the Worst Tsunami in U.S. History (The Maritime Series of Sea Ventures Press)

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On Good Friday, 1964, the residents of Crescent City in Northern California were preparing for the Easter weekend. Little did they know, but the worst earthquake in U.S. history was ripping Alaska apart. The 9.2 magnitude quake caused a tsunami that sped across the Pacific faster than a jet liner. The huge waves surged into U.S. coastal towns and aimed straight at the heart of the town, creating death, destruction, victims, and heroes alike in short time. Nature was on a rampage.
Published by: Sea Ventures Press | Publication date: 08/11/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 316 pages

Raging Sea (The Undertow Trilogy Book 2)

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In the first book of Michael Buckley’s Undertow trilogy, the Alpha arrived and the world was never the same. At the start of the second book, most of south Brooklyn is in ruins and the nation is terrified. Nearly everyone that Lyric Walker loves is either missing or presumed dead, including the mesmerizing prince Fathom. It’s up to Lyric to unite the Alpha before the second wave of a cataclysmic invasion wipes out mankind for good. The Undertow trilogy is an unforgettable reading experience that author E. Lockhart calls, "Allegorical and romantic, the book nevertheless reads like an action movie with especially awesome CGI."  
Published by: HMH Books for Young Readers | Publication date: 02/02/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 371 pages

Raging Sea and Trembling Earth: Disciples of the Horned One Volume Two (Soul Force Saga Book 2)

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Damien St. Cloud has barely begun his search for Connor Blackman when a new threat appears on the horizon, ships sailing out of the Old Empire. No one has had contact with the empire in 400 years. What could they want and what will it mean for the kingdom?Meanwhile, out in the haunted lands, Connor searches for an artifact of dark and dangerous power. An artifact that could bring the kingdom to its knees.Out in the Western Ocean Damien will come eye to eye with the most powerful creature on the planet. In the haunted lands Connor will risk his existence to see his sinister plans to completion.
Published by: Sand Hill Publishing | Publication date: 09/14/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 419 pages

Switchblade: Issue Seven

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Switchblade is going south—way down south, like a thong bikini in the Daytona Beach heat, where there’s no escaping the humidity. Half of these fifteen tales of vice and suspense take place in the sunshine state, the other half are the same potency of beloved filthy noir, from someplace else. Cult leaders, serial killers, private eyes, rock stars, cigarette boats, bare knuckle fighters, alligators, fugitives, strip clubs, mobsters, and government spooks; add in some stepped on lines of dirty white powder, and you’ve got Switchblade Issue Seven. Featuring the criminal minds of Nick Kolakowski, J.L. Boekestein, William R. Soldan, Mark Slade, Jack Bates, Stephen D. Rogers, Jon Zelazny, C.W. Balckwell, Arthur Evans, Bill Davidson, R. Daniel Lester, Bryce Wilson, Mathew X. Gomez, Scott Hallam, David Rachels, and Michael R. Colangelo.
Published by: Caledonia Press | Publication date: 10/24/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 189 pages

Causing Death and Saving Lives: The Moral Problems of Abortion, Infanticide, Suicide, Euthanasia, Capital Punishment, War and Other Life-or-death Choices

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The moral problems of abortion, infanticide, suicide, euthanasia, capital punshiment, war and othe life-or-death choices.
Published by: Penguin | Publication date: 06/28/1990
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 321 pages

Summary of Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro: Conversation Starters

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Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro by Rachel Slade: Conversation Starters Boston-based journalist Rachel Slade writes about the fate of the container ship El Faro in her book Into The Raging Sea. This happened on October 1, 2015. Inspite of the vessel’s satellite communications, navigation system, and weather forecasting, El Faro got swallowed into the Bermuda Triangle when Hurricane Joaquin’s fury hurled it. This was the worst American shipping disaster in thirty-five years. In Into the Raging Sea, Rachel Slade follows the mystery of the sinking of El Faro. Bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires Ben Mezrich parallels Into The Raging Sea to “A Perfect Storm for a new generation.” New York Times Book Review Douglas Preston praises Salde’s beautiful handling of “a powerful and affecting story.” A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPERthan the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed tobring us beneath the surface of the pageand invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to create hours of conversation: • Foster a deeper understanding of the book• Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups• Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately• Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancing your experience. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters. © Copyright 2018 Download your copy now on saleRead it on your PC, Mac, iOS or Android smartphone, tablet devices.
Author: BookHabits
Publication date: 06/12/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 66 pages
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