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Kursk

Narrated by: Pete Cross
Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
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Random House presents the audiobook edition of Kursk: A Time To Die by Robert Moore, read by Pete Cross. 

At 11.30 a.m. on Saturday 12 August 2000, two massive explosions roared through the shallow Arctic waters of the Barents Sea. The Kursk, pride of the Northern Fleet and the largest attack submarine in the world, was hurtling towards the ocean floor.

In Kursk (originally published as A Time to Die), award-winning journalist Robert Moore vividly re-creates this disaster minute by minute. Venturing into a covert world where the Cold War continues out of sight, Moore investigates the military and political background to the tragedy. But above all, he tells the nail-bitingly poignant human story of the families waiting ashore, of the desperate efforts of British, Norwegian and Russian rescuers, and of the Kursk sailors, trapped in the aft compartment, waiting for rescue, as a horrified world followed their battle to stay alive....

©2018 Robert Moore (P)2018 Random House Audiobooks

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A. Time to Die

Fantastic - thoroughly educational. Makes me thankful of all the things I take for granted.

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Great narrative

A really enjoyable insight into a devastating piece of post cold war history.
Wonderfully read.