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10 books about the Titanic
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Shadow of the Titanic: The Extraordinary Stories of Those Who Survived by Andrew Wilson
Category: United States
This book was published 8 years ago by Atria Books and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.
A 100th anniversary tribute offers insight into how the tragedy affected its survivors, drawing on archival research and interviews with family members to explore how some propelled themselves to fame while others were devastated by survivor guilt. By the Edgar Allan Poe Award-wining author of Beautiful Shadow. 60,000 first printing.
882 1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions About the Titanic by Hugh Brewster
This book was published 3 years ago by Firefly Books and takes approximately 3.2 hours to read.
The one illustrated book that tells the complete, heart-stopping story of the legendary ship. "A fantastic book... The 882 1/2 answers in this book truly are amazing -- both for the scope of information they cover as well as for the depth of details given." -- CM Magazine "For all trivia lovers this is a great book of questions and answers... and would prove useful to anyone who has an interest in the topic from young readers through to adults." -- Resource Links It's all here. The financiers and founders of the White Star Line; the building and launch; the ship's features; the crew and passengers; the fateful collision; the scramble for lifeboats; the sinking and the survivors; the high-tech discovery of the wreck; the movie.... 882 1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions About the Titanic is packed with all of the intriguing details and fascinating facts that tell the true story. It puts myths to rest and confirms the truth. Was the Titanic really unsinkable? Were third-class passengers locked down below? Were there enough lifeboats? Was there a Jack Dawson? Did the Heart of the Ocean diamond really exist? Was there a murderer aboard the ship? It tells of the small tragedies for some survivors. Deceased violinist Jock Hume's family received a bill for $3.50 for the cost of his uniform. A baby was kidnapped on board the rescue ship, the Carpathia, by a woman who had lost her child. Jack Thayer, who never got over the death of his son in the water, took his own life thirty years after the sinking. Illustrated with dozens of accurate paintings, diagrams and rare photographs, the book's special features include the making of James Cameron's movie Titanic, a true-or-false quiz and the real-life stories of the young people who sailed on the fateful voyage. 882 1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions About the Titanic is a must-have purchase for all Titanic enthusiasts.
Night to Remember (Holt Paperback) by WALTER LORD
Category: United States
This book was published 16 years ago by Griffin and takes approximately 6.1 hours to read.
Recounts the demise of the "unsinkable" Titanic, the massive luxury liner that housed extravagances such as a French "sidewalk cafe" and a grand staircase, but failed to provide enough lifeboats for the 2,207 passengers on board.
The Story of Titanic for Children: Astonishing Little-Known Facts and Details About the Most Famous Ship in the World by Joe Fullman
This book was published 3 years ago by Carlton Kids and takes approximately 1.6 hours to read.
It was a night to remember--when the "unsinkable" ship sunk. Introduce children to the unforgettable story of the Titanic. More than a century after it crashed into an iceberg, the Titanic remains as compelling as ever. Now children can explore its beautiful sundecks, marvel at the luxurious design, and relive the tragic sinking of the world's most famous ship. Rich in visual detail, this insightful look at the unfolding disaster will hold kids spellbound with intriguing facts and real-life stories.
Sinking of the Titanic: The Greatest Disaster At Sea - Special Edition with Additional Photographs by Logan Marshall
This book was published 2 years ago by Independently published and takes approximately 12.7 hours to read.
A detailed and accurate account of the most awful marine disaster in history. This stunning reprinting of the rare 1912 classic, Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters is printed in the original font with digitally mastered photographs from pristine source material. This Special Edition includes additional photographs from contemporary newspapers and magazines to increase the readers' immersion into one of the most dramatic events in the 20th century. Sinking of the Titanic includes vivid firsthand accounts when the Titanic struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage in April 1912. Features additional sea disasters throughout history. Chapter List: First News of the Greatest Marine Disaster in History The Most Sumptuous Palace Afloat The Maiden Voyage of the Titanic Some of the Notable Passengers The Titanic Strikes and Iceberg Women and Children First Left To Their Fate The Call for Help Heard In the Drifting Life Boats Onboard the Carpathia Preparations On Land to Receive the Sufferers Jack Thayer's Own Story of the Wreck Incidents Related by James McGough Wireless Operator Praises Heroic Work Story of the Steward How the World Received the News Bravery of the Officers and Crew Searching for the Dead Criticism of Ismay The Financial Loss Opinions of Experts Other Great Marine Disasters ...And More Includes a forward from writer and historical documentary filmmaker, Mark Bussler (Expo: Magic of the White City, Westinghouse.)
The Girl Who Came Home: A Novel of the Titanic (P.S.) by Hazel Gaynor
This book was published 7 years ago by William Morrow Paperbacks and takes approximately 12.1 hours to read.
A voyage across the ocean becomes the odyssey of a lifetime for a young Irish woman. . . . Ireland, 1912 . . . Fourteen members of a small village set sail on RMS Titanic, hoping to find a better life in America. For seventeen-year-old Maggie Murphy, the journey is bittersweet. Though her future lies in an unknown new place, her heart remains in Ireland with Séamus, the sweetheart she left behind. When disaster strikes, Maggie is one of the few passengers in steerage to survive. Waking up alone in a New York hospital, she vows never to speak of the terror and panic of that fateful night again. Chicago, 1982 . . . Adrift after the death of her father, Grace Butler struggles to decide what comes next. When her great-grandmother Maggie shares the painful secret about Titanic that she's harbored for almost a lifetime, the revelation gives Grace new direction--and leads both her and Maggie to unexpected reunions with those they thought...
DK Eyewitness Books: Titanic by Simon Adams
This book was published 7 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 2.4 hours to read.
Offers detailed descriptions of the Titanic, including its accommodations, and a retelling of its sinking in the North Atlantic in April, 1912.
Story of the Titanic by DK
This book was published 9 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 1.6 hours to read.
Explores the history of the steamship Titanic, from Thomas Andrews' plans for "the safest ship on the ocean" to the lingering questions concerning its disastrous maiden voyage in 1912.
The Mystery of the Titanic: A Historical Investigation for Kids by Kelly Milner Halls
Category: Exploration & Discovery
This book was published this year by Rockridge Press and takes approximately 3.9 hours to read.
Uncover the secrets of the Titanic in this fascinating exploration for kids 8 to 12 If you're interested in the incredible story of the R.M.S. Titanic, this book helps you dive even deeper. Start with the details that explain why the ship was so famous even before it sank, then discover the secrets that are still resting at the bottom of the ocean today. Become an investigator as you dig into mysteries like why it took so long for help to arrive while the Titanic was sinking and what made it so difficult for scientists to find the wreckage. As you sail through the story, watch out for the detective figure who pops up every time there is a clue on the page that will help you solve the mystery of the Titanic. Experience life at sea--Read the true stories of the ship's passengers, and learn where they slept, what they ate, and even what they did for fun while onboard. Uncover the truth--Photos, illustrations, and diagrams help you explore the scientific techniques that researchers used to locate the wreck of the Titanic and reconstruct what happened to it. Form your own hypothesis--Determine if different factors like the weather, the ship's construction, and poor communication among the crew could have contributed to the fatal voyage. Immerse yourself in the history and science behind the famous story of the Titanic.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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