The Resource Never quit : how I became a special ops Pararescue Jumper, Pararescue Operator Jimmy Settle and Don Rearden

Never quit : how I became a special ops Pararescue Jumper, Pararescue Operator Jimmy Settle and Don Rearden

Label
Never quit : how I became a special ops Pararescue Jumper
Title
Never quit
Title remainder
how I became a special ops Pararescue Jumper
Statement of responsibility
Pararescue Operator Jimmy Settle and Don Rearden
Title variation
  • How I became a special ops Pararescue Jumper
  • How I became a special ops PJ
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The young adult adaptation of the epic memoir of an Alaskan pararescue jumper, Special Forces Operator, and decorated war hero. "That Others May Live" is a mantra that defines the fearless men of Alaska's 212th Pararescue Unit, the PJs, one of the most elite military forces on the planet. Whether they are rescuing citizens injured and freezing in the Alaskan wilderness or saving wounded Rangers and SEALS in blazing firefights at war, the PJs are some of the least known and most highly trained of America's warriors. Never Quit is the true story of how Jimmy Settle, an Alaskan shoe store clerk, became a Special Forces Operator and war hero. After being shot in the head during a dangerous high mountain operation in Afghanistan, Jimmy returns to battle with his teammates for a heroic rescue, the bullet fragments stitched over and still in his skull. In a cross between a suicide rescue mission and an against-all-odds mountain battle, his team of PJs risk their lives again in an epic firefight. When his helicopter is hit and begins leaking fuel, Jimmy finds himself in the worst possible position as a rescue specialist--forced to leave members from his own team behind. Jimmy will have to risk everything to get back into the battle and save his brothers. From death-defying Alaskan wilderness training, wild rescues, and battles against the Taliban and Al Qaeda, this is the true story of how a boy from humble beginnings became an American hero."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Settle, Jimmy
Dewey number
358.4/13
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
UG854.A4
LC item number
S46 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rearden, Don
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Settle, Jimmy
  • Alaska
  • United States
  • United States
  • Alaska
  • United States
  • Alaska
  • United States
  • United States
  • Afghan War (2001-)
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Armed Forces
  • Armed Forces
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Alaska
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Never quit : how I became a special ops Pararescue Jumper, Pararescue Operator Jimmy Settle and Don Rearden
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: water work -- Son of a survivor -- Alive day -- Shoe guy -- The PAST -- Basic contraband -- Keep your chin up -- Major adrian -- Operation green feet -- Eating ants -- Strike two -- Yo-yo and the shark -- Free fall -- Emergency medicine -- Dirt medicine -- Alaska PJ no. 72 -- Saving Barbie -- The same soaking -- A bulldog's bite -- Blessing and apology -- Blood, bandages, bullets -- Into hell -- No time to quit
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
  • First edition.
  • Special edition.
Extent
x, 293 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250139610
Lccn
2018017183
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1031410293
  • 1762350
  • (OCoLC)on1031410293
Label
Never quit : how I became a special ops Pararescue Jumper, Pararescue Operator Jimmy Settle and Don Rearden
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: water work -- Son of a survivor -- Alive day -- Shoe guy -- The PAST -- Basic contraband -- Keep your chin up -- Major adrian -- Operation green feet -- Eating ants -- Strike two -- Yo-yo and the shark -- Free fall -- Emergency medicine -- Dirt medicine -- Alaska PJ no. 72 -- Saving Barbie -- The same soaking -- A bulldog's bite -- Blessing and apology -- Blood, bandages, bullets -- Into hell -- No time to quit
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
  • First edition.
  • Special edition.
Extent
x, 293 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250139610
Lccn
2018017183
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1031410293
  • 1762350
  • (OCoLC)on1031410293

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