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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania - Erik Larson
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the disaster On May 1, 1915, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house... show more
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the disaster On May 1, 1915, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780307408860 (0307408868)
ASIN: 307408868
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
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Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
5.0 Wherein I discuss my totally rational fears + reminisce on blog beginnings
Today I'm going to tell you about Deep Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania aka reason #5022 why I will never go on a cruise. I have an odd fascination with shipwrecks but also a deep, crushing fear of them. I cannot deal with images of sunken ships, statues, or really anything submerged under t...
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Spooky's House Of Books rated it
5.0
From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a r...
Reviews in Chalk
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5.0 Dead Wake. The last crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson.
This was a great reading. It's excellently researched, and amazingly written. I'm still kind of speechless. The author gives a good idea of the climate in England, Germany and Washington DC at the moment, the importance of the Lusitania, the facts that converged to allow the sinking of the her, who ...
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Spooky's House Of Books rated it
5.0
note: I'm not doing reading it as of yet because I've got a really bad head cold so in case I don't get done with it in the time I'm posting this early. So much historical facts in it that I didn't even know about It pulls on everything, your very soul, heart and emotions Emotional,dramatic,powerful...
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4.5 Review of Dead Wake by Erik Larson
This is one of the most popular history books of 2015 and I can see why. Larson tells the story of the Lusitania in the same style as his earlier books. The narrative bounces back and forth between many different perspectives; the German U-Boat Captain, the Captain of the Luistania, President Wils...
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