• Red Sea Spies

  • The True Story of Mossad's Fake Diving Resort
  • By: Raffi Berg
  • Narrated by: Peter Noble
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (105 ratings)

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Red Sea Spies

By: Raffi Berg
Narrated by: Peter Noble
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Publisher's summary

The true story that inspired the Netflix film The Red Sea Diving Resort.

In the early 1980s on a remote part of the Sudanese coast, a new luxury holiday resort opened for business. Catering for divers, it attracted guests from around the world. Little did the holidaymakers know that the staff were undercover spies, working for the Mossad - the Israeli secret service. 

Providing a front for covert night-time activities, the holiday village allowed the agents to carry out an operation unlike any seen before. What began with one cryptic message pleading for help, turned into the secret evacuation of thousands of Ethiopian Jews who had been languishing in refugee camps, and the spiriting of them to Israel. 

Written in collaboration with operatives involved in the mission, endorsed as the definitive account and including an afterword from the then Mossad director, this is the complete, never-before-heard, gripping tale of a top-secret and often hazardous operation.

©2020 Raffi Berg (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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Very intriguing story

I saw the Netflix movie and got curious about the larger story. I’m in awe of the courage of all the participants!

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Undeniably Astounding and Moving

This is a glorious story of compassion driving bravery all the more so because it is true!! A rescue operation unlike any other in modern day, Red Sea Spies profiles strangers who deeply feel their family bond before they ever lay eyes on each other. Not to be missed.

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Absolute gem

Incredible story not made in Hollywood. Amazing talent hard at work. So thankful for all those who save lives

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Great story of courage!

Although at times difficult to keep track of all the players, the overall story is great.

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Inspiring story! Amazing to think about the voyage of the Ethiopians on their way to Israel and the bravery of the Mosad people.

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Brilliant!!!

A very exciting and emotional retelling of the dramatic rescue of Ethiopian Jews. As an Israeli/American I am so proud of my fellow citizens for their courage, ingenuity, sensitivity and just plain chutzpah. This is how we have survived!!!

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Well written and well researched description of the rescue operation of Ethiopian Jews thru Sudan.

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Well paced

Action packed true adventure. James Bond and Indiana Jones are child’s play when compared to this daring and unbelievable escapade.

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Incredible true story involving very courageous people.

I enjoyed the premise of this book. It’s an incredible account of what really happened.
I listened to about half in detail, but then skipped through. Glad I learned of this important story that I had never heard of prior to listening to this book.

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Incredible true story

This is a remarkable true, riveting story that you need to read or hear . Brilliant.

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