Lawrence Public Library

Attacked at sea, a true World War II story of a family's fight for survival, Michael J. Tougias and Alison O'Leary - hardcover

"A riveting WWII account of survival at sea-Book 4 in the True Rescue series from Michael J. Tougias, the author of the New York Times bestseller The Finest Hours."--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
A tired old workhorse -- Ina and the South American venture -- War worries and thinking of home -- Admiral Donitz and his Grey Wolves -- Harro Schacht and U-507 -- The Grey Wolves and the Mississippi -- Moving ever closer -- Closer to home or something unusual in the water -- An uneasy feeling -- Torpedoes in the night -- Ina, Lucille and a sinking ship -- The raft -- A most hopeless night -- Battling the cold -- Dawn -- Desperation -- Running Out of Time -- Sharks, Dolphins and Birds Far Away -- Something in the sky -- A silent vigil -- A wavering light -- Triumphant return to Lorient -- Morgan City, Louisiana and the hospital -- Recovery -- The family's resilience & the move to St. Augustine, Florida
Literary Form
non fiction
First edition.
"An adaptation for young readers of So Close to Home: A True Story of an American Family's Fight for Survival During World War II."
Physical Description
xi, 208 pages, illustrations, 24 cm.

Library Locations

  • Lawrence Public Library

    51 Lawrence Street, Lawrence, MA, 01841, US