Liners to the Sunby John Maxtone-Graham
Ship aficionados and casual cruisers alike will/i>
Each year, thousands embark on popular cruises to ports from Alaska to Bermuda, from the Norwegian fjords to the Greek Isles, in search of relaxation, adventure and romance. Liners to the Sun revels in the past glories of the ocean-liner and examines with thorough and affectionate detail today's best ships.
Ship aficionados and casual cruisers alike will gain a new insight and appreciation for these great ships that have become "floating vacation resorts." Liners to the Sun takes a candid look at their rich history, construction and crew. With stories gathered from years of research as well as his own personal experiences, author John Maxtone-Graham reveals how ship, crew and passenger have changedand stayed the same. Filled with photos and drawings, this fascinating book proves that the journey, not the destination, is the most fun.
About the Author:
John Maxtone-Graham is a maritime historian, author and lecturer specializing in the history of ocean liners and cruise ships. His most famous book, The Only Way To Cross, was recently reissued by Barnes and Noble. He is the co-author of the best-selling Titanic Survivor, by Violet Jessop.
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- 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
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I am a great fan of this author and have read this book many times. Its a wonderful , fun read and brings the the whole cruise experience to life, even for the arm chair traveller! I have been on many cruises and this book captures the entire experience.