The Titanic Story: Hard Choices, Dangerous Decisions

The Titanic Story: Hard Choices, Dangerous Decisions

by Stephen Cox
     
 

The tragedy of the Titanic continues to fascinate readers and filmgoers. Author Stephen Cox maintains that the true stories of those onboard are even more compelling than the fictionalized tale told in James Cameron's box-office smash. Cox retells the real story in human terms, by focusing on a few individuals. Through these survivors' firsthand accounts, he

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The tragedy of the Titanic continues to fascinate readers and filmgoers. Author Stephen Cox maintains that the true stories of those onboard are even more compelling than the fictionalized tale told in James Cameron's box-office smash. Cox retells the real story in human terms, by focusing on a few individuals. Through these survivors' firsthand accounts, he uncovers the fatal decisions that underlay the events.

Editorial Reviews

Christopher Caldwell
What proves Cox's point about the Titanic as a literary story is its illustration of the irrepressibility of human difference....And this is not even to mention some stunning examples of wholly anonymous nobility.
Weekly Standard
Christopher Caldwell
What proves Cox's point about the Titanic as a literary story is its illustration of the irrepressibility of human difference....And this is not even to mention some stunning examples of wholly anonymous nobility.
The Weekly Standard

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812693966
Publisher:
Open Court Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.44(d)

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