Sully - Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger, III & Jeffrey Zaslow

Sully

By Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger, III & Jeffrey Zaslow

  • Release Date: 2016-08-09
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Size: 11.23 MB
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 104 Ratings

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Description

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.

Reviews

  • Captivating

    5
    By Peppina45
    I am the biggest Sully fan and it was no surprise that I found this book well written and not at all boastful. I couldn’t put it down. In fact, I can’t wait to read it again and again.
  • Sully’s Story, not the movie

    5
    By ChazToz
    Captain Sully goes into much detail describing life events leading up to and the aftermath of Flight 1549. I am fascinated with the cockpit audio timeline. Two Hundred, eight seconds from birds to splashdown. Not at all like the phony Safety Board Inquisition depicted in the Hollywood movie. (That never happened) A great read on the life events that built one man’s character.
  • Loved it!

    5
    By Lsutgr8
    I watched the movie and of course started googling the captain, the flight, etc. I am not an avid reader by any stretch - and I could not put this book down! Would definitely recommend.
  • Better than the Movie

    3
    By Cyber_Grunt
    Well written, though there are some spots where it feels as though the book drags. There were some personal, as well as interesting facts incorporated into the writing of this book which is why I gave it 3 stars.
  • Sully

    5
    By Always smile more
    Great book I bought another copy today I can now read it wherever I go lol I would recommend this book to anyone
  • Sully

    4
    By HavingFunLoosingWeight
    Great book but lots more build up to the date of the event. R

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