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A Night to Remember - (Holt Paperback) by Walter Lord (Paperback)

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About the Book



The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the "Titanic" is now offered in a 50th anniversary edition with a new Introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick, author of "In the Heart of the Sea and Sea of Glory."



Book Synopsis



The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick

First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains a completely riveting account of the Titanic's fatal collision and the behavior of the passengers and crew, both noble and ignominious. Some sacrificed their lives, while others fought like animals for their own survival. Wives beseeched husbands to join them in lifeboats; gentlemen went taut-lipped to their deaths in full evening dress; and hundreds of steerage passengers, trapped below decks, sought help in vain.

Available for the first time in trade paperback and with a new introduction for the 50th anniversary edition by Nathaniel Phil-brick, author of In the Heart of the Sea and Sea of Glory, Walter Lord's classic minute-by-minute re-creation is as vivid now as it was upon first publication fifty years ago. From the initial distress flares to the struggles of those left adrift for hours in freezing waters, this semicentennial edition brings that moonlit night in 1912 to life for a new generation of readers.



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"Stunning . . . one of the most exciting books of this or any year." --The New York Times

"A magnificent job of re-creative chronicling, enthralling from the first word to the last." --The Atlantic Monthly

"Seamless and skillful . . . it's clear why this is many a researcher's Titanic bible." --Entertainment Weekly




About the Author



Walter Lord was the author of several bestselling works of history, including Day of Infamy, a re-creation of the day of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He died in 2002. Nathaniel Philbrick is the New York Times bestselling author of Sea of Glory and In the Heart of the Sea, for which he won the National Book Award.

Dimensions (Overall): 8.26 Inches (H) x 5.56 Inches (W) x .56 Inches (D)
Weight: .42 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 208
Genre: Transportation
Sub-Genre: Ships & Shipbuilding
Series Title: Holt Paperback
Publisher: Holt McDougal
Format: Paperback
Author: Walter Lord
Language: English
Street Date: January 7, 2005
TCIN: 11338670
UPC: 9780805077643
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-6619
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.56 inches length x 5.56 inches width x 8.26 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.42 pounds
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