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Michael J. Tougias

Biography

Michael J. Tougias

Michael Tougias is the author and co-author of 23 nonfiction books, including several true survival-at-sea adventures, such as RESCUE OF THE BOUNTY, FATAL FORECAST, OVERBOARD!, A STORM TOO SOON and THE FINEST HOURS (soon to be a major motion picture by Disney). TEN HOURS UNTIL DAWN was selected as one of the American Library Association's "Best Books of the Year."

Michael J. Tougias

Books by Michael J. Tougias

by Michael J. Tougias - Children's 9-12, Education, Nature, Science

When a 47-foot sailboat disappears in the Gulf Stream in the throes of a disastrous storm, it leaves behind three weary passengers struggling to stay alive

by Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman - Nonfiction, Thriller, Young Adult 9+

On the night of February 18, 1952, during one of the worst winter storms that New England has ever seen, two oil tankers just off the shore of Cape Cod were torn in half by the force of the storm. This is a fast-paced, uplifting story that puts young readers in the middle of the action. It's a gripping story of heroism and survival with the same intensity as the bestselling book and movie The Perfect Storm.

by Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman - Children's Nonfiction

On the night of February 18, 1952, one of the worst winter storms New England has ever seen tore two oil tankers in half. This is the story of a harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and saved more than 30 stranded sailors, a gripping story of heroism and survival with the same intensity as the bestselling book and movie The Perfect Storm.