Coming Back Alive: The True Story of the Most Harrowing Search and Rescue Mission Ever Attempted on Alaska's High Seas
When the fishing vessel La Conte sinks suddenly at night in one-hundred-mile-per-hour winds and record ninety-foot seas during a savage storm in January 1998, her five crewmen are left to drift without a life raft in the freezing Alaskan waters and survive as best they can.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - caimanjosh - LibraryThing
This is a fascinating account of a harrowing rescue attempt in appalling conditions in the Gulf of Alaska. While the story is an amazing one, it is hindered a bit in its telling by the author, who is ... Read full review
COMING BACK ALIVE: The True Story of the Most Harrowing Search and Rescue Mission Ever Attempted on Alaska's High SeasUser Review - Kirkus
Wonderfully suspenseful tales of air-sea rescue from Walker (Nights of Ice, 1997, etc.), a veteran chronicler of such acts of heroism.Although the meat of this story is the rescue of fishermen from ... Read full review