Michael J. Tougias





Michael J. Tougias



Michael J. Tougias is an award winning author and co-author of 24 books.

Among his bestsellers are The Finest Hours (Disney Motion Pictures' version will open in 45 countries in January 2016), Fatal Forecast, Overboard, King Philip's War, and There's A Porcupine In My Outhouse: The Vermont Misadventures of a Mountain Man Wannabe.

Tougias lectures across the country on each of his book topics. He also offers leadership/inspirational programs for business groups, and has spoken to companies and organizations such as General Dynamics, Raytheon, Massachusetts School Library Association, New York University Surgeons Round Table and many more.

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The Finest Hours: The True ...

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3.84 avg rating — 3,056 ratings — published 2007 — 27 editions
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Overboard!: A True Blue-wat...

4.17 avg rating — 490 ratings — published 2010 — 16 editions
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Fatal Forecast: An Incredib...

4.21 avg rating — 402 ratings — published 2006 — 14 editions
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So Close to Home: A True St...

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A Storm Too Soon: A True St...

4.22 avg rating — 295 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
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Ten Hours Until Dawn: The T...

4.03 avg rating — 347 ratings — published 2005 — 11 editions
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A Storm Too Soon: A Remarka...

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Rescue of the Bounty: Disas...

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When Man is the Prey: True ...

3.55 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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The Finest Hours

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“Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us. —Thomas Paine”
Michael J. Tougias, The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue

“We learn from history that we learn nothing from history. —George Bernard Shaw”
Michael J. Tougias, The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue

“Brotherhood is the very price and condition of man’s survival. —Carlos P. Romulo”
Michael J. Tougias, The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue

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