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  • Wolf of the Deep

  • Raphael Semmes and the Notorious Confederate Raider CSS Alabama
  • By: Stephen Fox
  • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

In July 1862, Confederate Captain Raphael Semmes took command of a secret new warship. At the helm of the Alabama, he became the most hated and feared man along the Union coast, as well as a Confederate legend. Now, with unparalleled authority, depth, and a vivid sense of the excitement and danger of the time, Stephen Fox describes Captain Semmes's remarkable wartime exploits.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thrilling and excellent (with minor reservations)

  • By margot on 06-09-12

Good book

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 01-28-15

Very good book about a Southern hero. Written very well and narrated for audible very nicely. The author presents a fairly unbiased view of the man based in written accounts of supporters, captured enemies, family members, and his own captains journal. I would recommend the book to anyone wanting to learn more about the famous Captain and famous ship.