Inside the Secret U.S.-Soviet Submarine War
“Red November delivers the real life feel and fears of submariners who risked their lives to keep the peace.”
—Steve Berry, author of The Paris Vendetta
W. Craig Reed, a former navy diver and fast-attack submariner, provides a riveting portrayal of the secret underwater struggle between the US and the USSR in Red November. A spellbinding true-life adventure in the bestselling tradition of Blind Man’s Bluff, it reveals previously undisclosed details about the most dangerous, daring, and decorated missions of the Cold War, earning raves from New York Times bestselling authors David Morrell, who calls it, “palpably gripping,” and James Rollins, who says, “If Tom Clancy had turned The Hunt for Red October into a nonfiction thriller, Red November might be the result.”
Praise For Red November: Inside the Secret U.S.-Soviet Submarine War…
“This history of the cold war beneath the sea reads very much like a thriller.... For serious submarine buffs, a feast.” — Booklist
“Red November is palpably gripping and packs the excitement of a real-life thriller. I felt like I was literally on-board a submarine in the middle of a hair-raising mission and on the brink of World War III.” — David Morrell, bestselling author of The Shimmer
“If Tom Clancy had turned The Hunt for Red October into a nonfiction thriller, W. Craig Reed’s Red November might be the result…. Not to be missed!” — James Rollins, bestselling author of The Doomsday Key
“This is an astonishing and important book…. Red November is a book that anyone with an interest in espionage or clandestine naval operations should read.” — George Friedman, author of America’s Secret War and The Next 100 Years
“Red November delivers the real life feel and fears of submariners who risked their lives to keep the peace. Smart, detailed, and highly entertaining, this is a story everyone should read.” — Steve Berry, author of The Paris Vendetta
“Red November is a terrific, real-life thriller, filled with larger than life warriors, technological wizardry, undersea games of chicken, and a civilian world perched unknowing on the brink of push-button nuclear destruction.” — Barry Eisler, author of Fault Line
William Morrow Paperbacks, 9780061806773, 416pp.
Publication Date: August 9, 2011
About the Author
Born into a Navy family on the island of Guam, W. Craig Reed served as a U.S. Navy diver, submarine weapons technician, and special operations photographer deployed on nuclear fast-attack submarines. He lives in Silicon Valley, California.