The Resource The 15:17 to Paris : the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes, Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone, and Jeffrey E. Stern

The 15:17 to Paris : the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes, Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone, and Jeffrey E. Stern

Label
The 15:17 to Paris : the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes
Title
The 15:17 to Paris
Title remainder
the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone, and Jeffrey E. Stern
Title variation
True story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On August 21, 2015, Ayoub El-Khazzani boarded train #9364 in Brussels, bound for Paris. There could be no doubt about his mission: he had an AK-47, a pistol, a box cutter, and enough ammunition to obliterate every passenger on board. Slipping into the bathroom in secret, he armed his weapons. Another major ISIS attack was about to begin. Khazzani wasn't expecting Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, and Spencer Stone. Stone was a martial arts enthusiast and airman first class in the US Air Force, Skarlatos was a member of the Oregon National Guard, and all three were fearless. But their decision--to charge the gunman, then overpower him even as he turned first his gun, then his knife, on Stone--depended on a lifetime of loyalty, support, and faith. Their friendship was forged as they came of age together in California: going to church, playing paintball, teaching each other to swear, and sticking together when they got in trouble at school. Years later, that friendship would give all of them the courage to stand in the path of one of the world's deadliest terrorist organizations. The 15:17 to Paris is an amazing true story of friendship and bravery, of near tragedy averted by three young men who found the heroic unity and strength inside themselves at the moment when they, and 500 other innocent travelers, needed it most."--Dust jacket
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sadler, Anthony
Dewey number
363.325/9385220923130493
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6433.B4
LC item number
S23 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Skarlatos, Alek
  • Stone, Spencer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sadler, Anthony
  • Skarlatos, Alek
  • Stone, Spencer
  • Terrorism
  • Railroad trains
  • Heroes
  • Soldiers
Target audience
adult
Label
The 15:17 to Paris : the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes, Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone, and Jeffrey E. Stern
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spencer Stone -- Alek Skarlatos -- Anthony Sadler
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 245 pages
Isbn
9781610397339
Lccn
2016015296
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)936347583
  • 1485781
  • (OCoLC)ocn936347583
  • 1485781
Label
The 15:17 to Paris : the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes, Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone, and Jeffrey E. Stern
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spencer Stone -- Alek Skarlatos -- Anthony Sadler
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 245 pages
Isbn
9781610397339
Lccn
2016015296
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)936347583
  • 1485781
  • (OCoLC)ocn936347583
  • 1485781

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