Carl LaVO is the author of three previous books including The Galloping Ghost: The Extraordinary Life of Submarine Legend Eugene Fluckey. He lives in Bucks County, PA.
Pushing the Limits is a quick and enjoyable read, and
includes an excellent collection of photographs, mostly from the
USN's own historical archives. LaVO states in the preface that he
believes McCann deserves recognition for much more than just the
rescue chamber for which he is famous. With this publication, he
has succeeded in bestowing upon McCann some of the recognition he
--International Journal of Maritime History