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Sea stories : my life in special operations / Admiral William H. McRaven (U.S. Navy retired).

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  • 10 of 10 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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Summary:

Admiral William H. McRaven is a part of American military history, having been involved in some of the most famous missions in recent memory, including the capture of Saddam Hussein, the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, and the raid to kill Osama bin Laden. Sea Stories begins in 1960 at the American Officers' Club in France, where Allied officers and their wives gathered to have drinks and tell stories about their adventures during World War II -- the place where a young Bill McRaven learned the value of a good story. Sea Stories is an unforgettable look back on one man's incredible life, from childhood days sneaking into high-security military sites to a day job of hunting terrorists and rescuing hostages. Action-packed, inspiring, and full of thrilling stories from life in the special operations world, Sea Stories is a remarkable memoir from one of America's most accomplished leaders. --from book jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cascade Locks Library 921 MCRAVEN 2019 (Text) 33892100611087 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/21/2019 Available -
Baker Huntington Branch 359.0092 .M174s 2019 (Text) 37814003467298 NON-FICTION - NEW Book None 08/15/2019 Available -
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 359.9 MCRAV (Text) 39705000026947 Main Collection Branch_Only_3months 06/26/2019 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 359.009 M174 (Text) 35178001756637 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 06/28/2019 Available -
Hermiston Public Library 921 MCR (Text) 37838000581306 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 01/30/2020 Available -
Milton-Freewater Public Library 359.0092 McRav (Text) 37862000445254 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 07/09/2019 Available -
Pendleton Public Library 921 M244 (Text) 37801000641637 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 08/07/2019 Available -
Silver Lake Branch Library 359.0092 McRAVEN (Text) 37620000941148 New Adult Book None 04/02/2020 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library B MCRAV (Text) 33892006482625 BIOGRAPHIES New/High Demand None 05/24/2019 Available -
Weston Public Library 921 M11 (Text) 37886000118710 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 06/24/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538729748
  • ISBN: 1538729741
  • ISBN: 9781538734797
  • Physical Description: xi, 335 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plated : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2019.

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Summary, etc.:
Admiral William H. McRaven is a part of American military history, having been involved in some of the most famous missions in recent memory, including the capture of Saddam Hussein, the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, and the raid to kill Osama bin Laden. Sea Stories begins in 1960 at the American Officers' Club in France, where Allied officers and their wives gathered to have drinks and tell stories about their adventures during World War II -- the place where a young Bill McRaven learned the value of a good story. Sea Stories is an unforgettable look back on one man's incredible life, from childhood days sneaking into high-security military sites to a day job of hunting terrorists and rescuing hostages. Action-packed, inspiring, and full of thrilling stories from life in the special operations world, Sea Stories is a remarkable memoir from one of America's most accomplished leaders. --from book jacket.
Subject: McRaven, William H. (William Harry), 1955-
United States. Navy. SEALs > Biography.
Admirals > United States > Biography.
Special operations (Military science) > United States.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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