A night to remember
Publish date: 1981
Pages no: 186
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, American History
The introduction by Nathaniel Philbreck called this book "the definitive account" of the Titanic disaster, particularly since at the time this book was published (1955) many of the survivors were still alive, and Lord had the opportunity to interview over 60 of them--not something future books will ...
An odd book, it was very well written, full of interesting historical facts, but at the same time it still tells of the deaths of hundreds of innocent people. Basically it shows the arrogance of man believing that something we created could not be destroyed by nature. That combined with dozens of mi...
Fascinating minute by minute recounting of the sinking of the Titanic from several viewpoints of survivors. I couldn't put it down. The movie of the same name that was made from this book is also highly recommended.
This historical account of the Titanic's sinking includes a myriad of stories from survivors, putting together the big picture of what was going on among the people on the ship the night Titanic sunk. The author used primary sources to put together this very readable text. I enjoyed reading the di...
When I was about 15, I was completely obsessed with the Titanic (yep, that's the year the movie came out!), and I brought every book I could find about it. And at the time, hyping up the movie, there was a lot of books available.A couple of years later, the obsession had faded and it wasn't until th...