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101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . but Didn't!

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  • Posted July 16, 2012

    This year marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the R.M

    This year marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic, but despite all the years that have passed since it plunged to the Atlantic's sea floor, taking over 1,500 lives with it, myths and stories and misconceptions have continued to make their rounds. And in the midst of all the floods of books that came out to mark the anniversary, Tim Maltin's 101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic...but Didn't! emerged as an excellent example of how to correct the storyline the RIGHT way.

    Though the book is fairly short (only 172 e-pages on my Nook), it is straight to the point, categorizing the different stories and then listing them, one by one, and either confirming or sinking the story as true or false. And in the process, Maltin does a great job of educating the reader in the finer points of the ship's sinking and the events that surrounded its planning, construction, and all the people involved.

    I would highly recommend it to Titanic enthusiasts, to those new to the story, and even to those who don't know much but want to know more about what has become the most famous ship sinking in history.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 4, 2012

    Titanic

    It was so interesting



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  • Posted September 11, 2012

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    I guess that this book was released to commemorate the 100th ann

    I guess that this book was released to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912. The book was accetully very intresting. If you think you know everything about the Titanic well then your wrong! Read this book it really does include 101 things about the Titanic that I bet that not many people know. So if you like the Titanic then this book is deff. for you!

    "*I received a copy of this book for free to review, this in no way influenced my review, all opinions are 100% honest and my own."

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  • Posted July 28, 2012

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    Excellent

    easy read, learned things that I had not read in other Titanic books.

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    Posted April 2, 2012

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