A Captain's Duty

CD - unabridged
(7 CDs)
Product Number: CX2460
Released: 01 Nov, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471245435
Narrator(s): George Wilson
Publisher: W F Howes
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8th April 2009 was just an ordinary day for Richard Phillips, captain of the Maersk Alabama as it headed towards the port of Mombasa. Ordinary that is until, armed Somali pirates attacked and boarded the freighter. Captain Phillips offered himself as a hostage in exchange for the safety of his crew, and so began a tense five-day stand-off, which ended in a daring high-seas rescue by U.S. Navy SEALs.

Original Publish Date: 01 Nov, 2013

Professional reviews

"‘I share the country's admiration for the bravery of Captain Phillips and his selfless concern for his crew. His courage is a model for all Americans.’ BARACK OBAMA An astounding story of bravery and heroism, now a major film starring Tom Hanks"

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