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Final Harbor Audiobook

Final Harbor: Silent War Series, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

She was a monster, sleek and gleaming, designed to strike without warning like the dreaded shark. She was the USS Mako, as fearless and bold as any submarine that ever prowled the blue Pacific. Her mission: seek out and destroy the hitherto invincible ships of the Japanese Imperial Navy - and revenge the earlier defeats of a long and dirty war. Here is the story of the men who pitted their lives against impossible odds in the most dangerous branch of the American armed services. It is a story of men pushed to the breaking point and beyond in the most nerve-wracking, heart-stirring warfare of all, a story of glory, grit, and guts, and of the astonishing resources that human beings call forth when put to the ultimate test.

©1980 Harry Homewood (P)2017 Tantor

What the Critics Say

"A well-paced and strongly felt mix of action and heroic individualism." (Kirkus)

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    Father of 3 06-13-17
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    HH is a master wwii naval storyteller. If this is your genre. Enjoy.

    Signed a world war 2 fan.

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    Rescue_ranger Virginia 05-11-17
    Rescue_ranger Virginia 05-11-17 Member Since 2016

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    great story, very riveting, I recommend this to to all submarine buffs.

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    Luther A. Young Coastel Town SW Washington State 04-20-17
    Luther A. Young Coastel Town SW Washington State 04-20-17 Member Since 2015

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    Fantastic book very well written and very riveting !! The book flows very well and keeps you excited. Knowledge of us Navy and U.S. Navy submarine action . Highly recommend !!!

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    R. Denton 03-22-17
    R. Denton 03-22-17

    Audiobooks help me hold on to the few wits I have left.

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    "Overall okay, but there are better WWII Sub books"
    Where does Final Harbor rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    About mid-scale. Not fantastic, but not below average either.


    Would you recommend Final Harbor to your friends? Why or why not?

    I'd recommend for someone who is not already very familiar with WWII naval history, especially, especially about the boats, torpedoes, the "gun club" etc.


    Have you listened to any of Corey M. Snow’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    First one I think. He did fine. Some of his pronunciations are much different than what I have heard from a wide range of others, particularly place names.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Not particularly. It's a lot like an extended movie script from the 40s-50s in many ways. Somewhat predictable, but not completely so. Definitely better than the Jack Tremain thriller sub books. They were like long comic books.


    Any additional comments?

    Having already read a lot of nonfiction about USN subs in WWII, nothing much was new. Clearly the author pulled bits and pieces from many actual patrol encounters. May or may not read the others in this series.

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