The Story of the Titanic as Told by Its Survivors

The Story of the Titanic as Told by Its Survivors

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The Story of the Titanic as Told by Its Survivors by Jack Winocour

Why does the sinking of the Titanic hold such fascination for us? Many reasons have been advanced for the continuing fascination of this epic tragedy, but none, we think, can contribute as much to an understanding of it as the four accounts collected in this volume.
All four authors were survivors, and each presents the catastrophe from his own viewpoint; the icy waters, the cries of the drowning, the confusion, and the heroism, are given an intensely personal immediacy.
This volume contains, complete and unabridged, "The Loss of the S.S. Titanic," by Lawrence Beesley, and "The Truth about the Titanic," by Col. Archibald Gracie. Both are full-length books published soon after the disaster. Each has become extremely rare today. The third story in this volume, "Titanic," was written by one of the only officers to survive the catastrophe, Commander Lightoller. It includes the story of the "white-washing" inquiries into the Titanic's safety measures. The last section is a dramatic tale by the Titanic's surviving wireless operator, Harold Bride.

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ISBN-13: 9780486206103
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 06/01/1960
Series: Dover Maritime Series
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 519,973
Product dimensions: 5.39(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.74(d)

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The Story of the Titanic as Told by Its Survivors 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 32 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I don't know what every body else is talking about but i love this book so much and can't put it down. Once you get past the typos it is a very easy read. I sort of have a connection to the titanic. Again love this book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
People say there are lots of typos but there are only a few.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thus really explains the history behind the crusie ship tragdey.I am only in the 5 grade so for me to know aboyt something that happened 84 years ago proves I am one smart littke girl.Some fifth graders my age do not even know about this boat.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
In some parts there were so many typos i couldn't understand it
Mark Beliveau More than 1 year ago
We learned about the titanic in 2nd grade when we started to be homeschooled. This is a great book for me to learn more. I can't wait to read it.Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is so bad that instead of using it to read, I use it to take notes in social studies
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IT'S AMAZING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Laura Liles More than 1 year ago
i am a writer of tge newyork times and i love it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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