Titanic Tragedy: A New Look at the Lost Liner (Hardcover)

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The dean of ocean liner historians uncovers fascinating and unknown aspects of this epic disaster.

This is a book unlike any other. Rather than offering simply a detailed retelling of the Titanic sinking on her maiden voyage, John Maxtone-Graham devotes his considerable knowledge and impeccable prose to a discussion of salient, provocative, and rarely investigated components of the story, including dramatic survivors’ accounts of the events of the fateful night, the role of newly in-vented wireless telecommunication in the disaster, the construction and its ramifications at the famous Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, and the dawn rendezvous with the rescue ship Carpathia. Richly written and vividly detailed, this is the book Titanic buffs have been waiting for.

About the Author

John Maxtone-Graham (1929–2015) wrote many books on trans-Atlantic ocean travel, among them Titanic Tragedy: A New Look at the Lost Liner, Normandie: France's Legendary Art Deco Ocean Liner, and The Only Way to Cross.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393082401
ISBN-10: 0393082407
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: March 19th, 2012
Pages: 256
Language: English