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This adaptation for young readers of The Finest Hours The True Story of the US Coast Guard s Most Daring Sea Rescue by Michael J Tougias and Casey Sherman tells the story of the shipwreck of two oil tankers and the harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and savedthanstranded sailors Now a major motion picture from Disney, starring Chris Pine and Casey AffleckOn the night of February 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 With the storm in full force and waves up tofeet high, four coast guardsmen headed out to sea in a tiny lifeboat to come to the rescue They were the only hope for the stranded sailors Despite incredible obstacles, these brave men risked their lives, remembering the unofficial Coast Guard motto You have to go out, but you do not have to come back This is a fast paced, uplifting story that puts young readers in the middle of the action It s a gripping true tale of heroism and survival in the face of the elements