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Into the blizzard : heroism at sea during the great blizzard of 1978
Uniform Title:
Ten hours until dawn
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2019.

Physical Description:
xvii, 251 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
True rescue series ; [3]
General Note:
Series numeration from

"Christy Ottaviano books."

"An adaptation for young readers of ... Ten hours until dawn: the true story of heroism and tragedy aboard the Can Do."
gathering storm -- Coast Guard responds -- Frank Quirk and Charlie Bucko -- Danger on the forty-four -- Rogue waves and dead engines -- rescue of the Chester Poling -- storm like no other -- Swept over with a crash -- family's anxious wait -- sea's first victims -- Time is the enemy -- Heading northeast -- In shoal waters -- Troubles on the Cape George -- Silence -- anchor -- breakwater -- Desperation -- search -- Global Hope -- Devastation -- week after -- Wrecked boat, wrecked lives -- Farewell.
"In the midst of the Blizzard of 1978, the tanker Global Hope floundered on the shoals in Salem Sound off the Massachusetts coast. When the Coast Guard heard the Mayday calls, they immediately dispatched a patrol rescue boat. But within an hour, the Coast Guard rescue boat was in as much trouble as the tanker--both paralyzed in unrelenting seas. Enter Captain Frank Quirk who was compelled to act. Gathering his crew of four, Quirk plunged his forty-nine-foot steel boat, the Can Do, into the blizzard"--Publisher marketing.