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22 Minutes: The USS Vincennes and the Tragedy of Savo Island: A Lifetime Survival Story

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Ernie Coleman survived the worst open-sea defeat in US Navy history. But he paid a price and buried the horrific memories for decades. In the manner of Mitch Albom's highly successful Tuesdays with Morrie, 22 Minutes is a searing account of a survivor coming to terms with an incident he had suppressed for sixty years and the writer who painstakingly put together the clues ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Expected publication: May 1st 2021 by Lyons Press
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Beth
Mar 29, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not a lot about the battle or the ship Vincennes which is what I was looking forward to but still enjoyable enough.
Jed Hancock
Nice biography of a survivor but there is very little on the Vincennes or the battle of Savo Island
Crystal
Mar 27, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This was a well written and poignant biography of a Veteran and survivor of WWII. I'm glad that his story is being told and preserved for future generations. ...more
Bob Gelina
Feb 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A very moving account of one survivor's story ...more
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