The Only Way to Cross

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Collier Books, 1978 - Business & Economics - 434 pages
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Sketches the history of transatlantic liners since the turn of the century, examining their design and innovations as well as their memorable passengers

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User Review  - John_Vaughan - LibraryThing

And one of the best ways to read of crossing the ‘ditch’ on the big liners of yesteryear. Along with John Malcolm Brinnin’s work [Beau Voyage: Life Aboard Last Great Ships] this book stands as ... Read full review

Review: The Only Way to Cross: The Golden Era of the Great Atlantic Liners - From the Mauretania to the France and the Queen Elizabeth 2

User Review  - Rosalinda Morgan - Goodreads

This book gives me the idea of how it was like during the golden age of cruising. It's more elegant, more luxurious and passengers have more class. This book is well written and researched. Read full review


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John Maxtone-Graham is the author of "The Only Way to Cross", which has been in print for almost forty years. He lives in New York City when not lecturing aboard ocean liners and cruise ships.

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