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Michael Tougias

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Michael Tougias is a New York Times bestselling author and co-author of 30 books, including Extreme Survival: Lessons From Those Who Have Triumphed Against All Odds,  King Philip’s Indian WarThe Waters Between Us: A Boy, A Father, Outdoor Misadventures & The Healing Power of Nature and several true survival stories such as Fatal ForecastA Storm Too SoonOverboardRescue of the Bounty, and The Finest Hours (now a Disney movie).

Tougias is a graduate of St. Michael’s College and has received several awards for his writing, including the Editor’s Choice Award from the American Library Association for his book about a sea rescue in the Blizzard of 1978 titled Ten Hours Until Dawn. His book There’s A Porcupine In My Outhouse: The Vermont Misadventures of a Mountain Man Wannabe won the Best Nature Book of the Year from the Independent Publishers. Several of his books have been adapted for middle readers. Tougias is a frequent guest on The Weather Channel, ABC’s 20/20, NPR and other national TV and radio programs.

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Talks by Michael Tougias

Vermont Humanities*** June 27, 2016