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New York : William Morrow ; Enfield : Publishers Group UK [distributor], 2009.
Description:
viii, 340 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Airline pilot Captain "Sully" Sullenberger tells his life story, including his perspective on the emergency landing on the Hudson River that earned him the world's admiration, and offers insight on the essential qualities--leadership, responsibility and service--that he believes have been vital to his success.
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Contents:
A flight you'd never forget -- A pilot's life -- Those who came before me -- "Measure twice, cut once" -- The gift of girls -- Fast, neat, average -- Long-term optimist, short-term realist -- This is the Captain speaking -- Showing up for life -- Anything is possible -- Managing the situation -- The view from above -- Sudden, complete, symmetrical -- Gravity -- One hundred fifty-five -- Stories heard, lives touched -- A wild ride -- Home -- The question.
ISBN:
9780061924682 (hbk.)
0061924687 (hbk.)
Copies in all libraries:
8
Current Holds:
0
# Copies in Goffstown:
1
# Copies in at Goffstown:
1
# Copies in at all libraries:
7
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Now a major motion picture from Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks—the inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes of our time, Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger—the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York’s Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew.

On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed a remarkable emergency landing when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger skillfully glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew. His cool actions not only averted tragedy but made him a hero and an inspiration worldwide. His story is now a major motion picture from director / producer Clint Eastwood and stars Tom Hanks, Laura Linney and Aaron Eckhart.

Sully's story is one of dedication, hope, and preparedness, revealing the important lessons he learned through his life, in his military service, and in his work as an airline pilot. It reminds us all that, even in these days of conflict, tragedy and uncertainty, there are values still worth fighting for—that life's challenges can be met if we're ready for them.

- (HARPERCOLL)

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