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Deep Blue: Stories of Shipwreck, Sunken Treasure, and Survival

2.97  ·  Rating Details ·  37 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Deep Blue is a book about things that go wrong at sea (and under the sea), and what happens when they do. It features the best writing from the literature of shipwrecks, nautical survival, and cannibalism as well as tales of submarine adventure including an excerpt from Peter Maas's The Terrible Hours. In addition to such authors as Neil Hanson and Gary Kinder, Deep Blue i
Paperback, 352 pages
Published May 29th 2001 by Da Capo Press (first published May 10th 2001)
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Misty Logan
Jun 30, 2015 Misty Logan rated it liked it
Needed a short audio book that might appeal to my husband as well. This is what I found...I knew it contained excerpts of classics so I feel like I can't hold that against it? I don't read classics very much and I'd rather listen to an entire book... That being said, I knew what I was getting into..Some stories were easier to get into than others. I borrowed this from my library. We loved the Treasure Island excerpt and want to listen to the whole thing.
Apr 20, 2016 Paul rated it it was ok
An anthology that contains interesting bits of (mostly) longer works, Deep Blue left me wishing that I had gone to the sources.
Jun 05, 2015 Anne rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Just listened to the first story, which is an excerpt from Treasure Island.
Harriet Lobascio
Jan 30, 2016 Harriet Lobascio rated it it was amazing
Excerpts from famous sailing ship disasters. Some I had read in high school, but it was good to revisit.
Jan 13, 2009 Lugene rated it it was ok
I listened to this as a book on tape. It was entertaining and for those who love the sea and pirates, this would be for them. I would find this not as exciting to read. The exerpts from other books were too long and at times, tedious. It did give me a taste of "Moby Dick" and "Treasure Island".
May 07, 2009 Glenda rated it it was amazing
good collection of stories
Jun 29, 2010 J. rated it liked it
just ok
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