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Titanic Tragedy : A New Look at the Lost Liner (Hardcover) (John Maxtone-Graham)

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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.
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.
Number of Pages: 235.0
Genre: History, Transportation
Sub-Genre: Modern / 20th Century, Ships + Shipbuilding / History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: John Maxtone-Graham
Language: English
Street Date: March 19, 2012
TCIN: 13777775
UPC: 9780393082401
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-8424

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