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SIMPLE COURAGE A True Story of Peril on the Sea

by | Read by Frank Delaney

Biography & Memoir • 6.5 hrs. • Abridged • © 2006

Passengers and most of the crew left the S.S. FLYING ENTERPRISE when waves sent the freighter onto its side, but Captain Kurt Carlsen stayed aboard--aware that death could come at any time--to try to save the ship and its cargo. His "lone and heroic stand against the sea" made headlines in early 1952 and makes a perfect true-life story for Frank Delaney, who wrote the book with an ear for language, a quality that helps him spin a rip-roaring yarn as narrator. His rich descriptions, read with his hint of a storyteller's brogue, explain the facts clearly while bringing the setting alive for landlubbers. J.A.S. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC 06/ JAN 07]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2006

CD ISBN 0739333682 $29.95 • Five CDs

DD ISBN $20.97

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