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I may as well admit it -- I bought this book because George Guidall is the narrator. (I could listen to him read anything for eternity.) Not only did I get great narration; I got a darned good story too -- and I'm not generally a big fan of military-ish books.
This book is the first of a long series by Robinson (some narrated by Guidall, some by other readers) all featuring various types of subs and warships which are linked for continuity through recurring characters.
Nimitz Class is really a page turner as military experts try to determine what really happened to the United States' biggest, meanest aircraft carrier after it simply disappeared in the seas near Iran and as they do so, restrict information to the press and public so as not to cause panic and alarm.
There was certainly a bit of far-fetched fantasy within this fictional account of the Nimitz Class warship and its crew; but a great deal of fact about the operations and capabilities of the ship and crew too. What I enjoyed most was the way the author wove the lives of the main characters together and gave them depth and dimension.
I will likely purchase other books by Robinson -- as long as George narrates them!
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Awesome narrator, great story, and long enough to keep you entertained for many hours. Will definitely go to book 2 in the series.
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