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Meet the Author - Dinner & Book Signing - Best Selling Author Michael J. Tougias

1131 Sandwich Road, Sagamore, MA 02561

We are so excited for our first ever Author Event!

Join us for Dinner &  Meet Best Selling Author Michael J. Tougias (author of The Finest Hours).  

Arrive at 6PM to get seated.  Dinner will be served at 6:30PM.  At 7:30PM, Michael will present his slideshow "Lessons from Those Who Triumphed Against All Odds", from his latest book EXTREME SURVIVAL.  

After the presentation, Michael will be signing his book Extreme Survival, and guests will have the option to purchase a copy!  

Your dinner will start with one of our favorites, the  "Cape Cobb" Salad; dried cranberries, pecans, apples, bits of pancetta, and blue cheese crumbles, drizzled with a seasonal vinaigrette.

Your main entree includes choice of either Chicken OR Fish. (please be sure to choose when purchasing tickets)

Baked Stuffed Haddock: Local caught haddock topped with homemade seafood stuffing, in a Lobster Newburg sauce, served with fresh vegetables, and our homemade whipped potatoes.


Chicken Marsala: Pan seared chicken breast, topped with a rich marsala demi-glace, served over penne pasta. 

Dessert will be Chef's Choice.

Your ticket price includes one free glass of house wine.

Additional beverages will be available for purchase.  

The event will be under the tent (Canalside Pavilion) at The Sagamore Inn.  Should it be a chilly evening, we will have our state of the art heaters on to ensure guests are comfortable.  Guest seating will be done by Event Manager.  As our tent has round tables that accommodate up to 10 people, depending on your party size, you and your party may be seated with other guests.  

Any questions, please contact

We're looking forward to seeing you!

$60 per ticket.

Purchase Tickets Here

Keep Reading for More Information on the Presentation!

Extreme Survival

Lessons from Those Who Triumphed Against All Odds

A narrated slide presentation from New York Times

Bestselling author Michael J. Tougias

We have all heard amazing stories of survival that rendered us awestruck. But too often, we don't

realize that there is a wealth of information to learn from people who make it to the other side of

life's most daunting challenges.  In Extreme Survival author Michael J. Tougias first captivates

the audience by chronicling harrowing survival stories and then discusses the lessons learned.

Tougias uses slides from some of the survival events to give the audience an edge-of-

your-seat experience that also provides useful techniques that we can all use when faced with

adversity or aspire to achieve a difficult goal.

Tougias has interviewed over 100 people who survived against all odds, and researched

many historical figures who have achieved the near-impossible. He supplements their stories

with a handful of first person accounts from some of the toughest survivors in history.

In this book, Extreme Survival, Tougias shares what he has learned about decision

making under pressure and the mindsets and techniques survivors used to channel their energy

into proactive decisions that saved their lives. He demonstrates that the same techniques can

help anyone be more resilient when feeling overwhelmed or facing a seemingly insurmountable

challenge in their personal or professional life. The methods shared can also be used by anyone

who has an important goal – they provide inspiration and step by step practices to overcome

obstacles and achieve a person’s full potential.

Tougias has written seven survival and rescue books and Extreme Survival is the

culmination of his life’s work of interviewing and researching the toughest survivors over

the past three decades.

Some of the survivors from history include John McCain, Mary Rowlandson

(captive during King Philip’s Indian War), Howard Blackburn, Captain Bligh, Holocaust

survivor Viktor Frankl, mountain man Hugh Glass, Admiral Byrd, Shackleton, WWII

pilot James Whittaker, Teddy Roosevelt, JFK (PT109), USS Indianapolis survivors, and

many more from mountain climbers to early explorers of the new world.

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