This book teaches you about the American coastguard and the difficulties they face plus the true heroism shown by some of these men. They do their job to help others and perform it in a very unassuming way. the book is well written and being a true story gives it life.
I read this book since there was movie adaptation on it so i figured why the hell not. One the best things about this book is straight from the begging the action starts already. I loved this simply because a lot of books take some while to begin however a downfall to this is that there are no serious charecter development. This dosent allow the reader to fell for the chatecters as we dont know much about them. However when the rescuing begins I was all abord that sinking ship. To be quiet frank with you shouldnt pick this book up.Its not that it is a bad book but simply because there are other books more worth your time.