Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: June 2005
Duration: 8 hours 41 minutes
In 1898, when the Spanish- American War was not going well for the United States, Richmond Pearson Hobson survived a "suicide mission" in a failed attempt to block Santiago Harbor in Cuba and was instantly a hero. But unlike a stereotypical hero, he was a complicated man with controversial political beliefs, and he attracted as much criticism as praise.