Transworld Publishers Limited, 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - 286 pages
8th April 2009 was just an ordinary day for 53 -year-old Richard Phillips, captain of the United States-registered cargo vessel, the Maersk Alabama, as it headed towards the port of Mombasa. Ordinary that is until, two hundred or so miles off the east coast of Africa, armed Somali pirates attacked and boarded the freighter.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kenno82 - LibraryThing
Watched the film before reading the book. It's always hard to know how this affects your reading of the book, but I really enjoyed it. I liked and respected Captain Phillips and his approach to life ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TeresaKander - LibraryThing
Having seen the movie, I was interested to hear about the experience in his own words. I was definitely not disappointed. The book, as is almost always true, is SO much better than the movie. There ... Read full review