Titanic: A SURVIVOR'S STORY AND THE SINKING OF TH

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Academy Chicago Publishers, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 356 pages
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This book combines two survivors' vivid accounts of the greatest maritime disaster in history: the sinking of the Titanic. The information contained in Colonel Archibald Gracie's Titanic: A Survivor's Story is available from no other source. He provides details of those final moments, including names of passengers pulled from the ocean and of those men who, in a panic, jumped into lifeboats as they were being lowered, causing injury and further danger to life. Walter Lord, author of A Night to Remember, comments that Gracie's book-written shortly before he died from the exposure he suffered on that night-is "invaluable for chasing down who went in what boat, " and calls Gracie "an indefatigable detective."

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You positively must read this book. It is extraordinary in the fact that it is written by an actual survivor of the tragedy. The moment you read the first sentence you are a captive of the story and you will not want to stop until you have read the last page. Don't deprive yourself of a wonderful book about the TITANIC. 

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Wow. This was the first book I grabbed concerning Titanic survivor's stories. Little did I know what I found. The author not only tells his survivor story but did enough research to compile what ... Read full review

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Contents

The Last Day Aboard Ship
1
Struck by an Iceberg
14
The Foundering of the Titanic
51
Copyright

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Archibald Gracie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is still a valuable resource for Titanic researchers and historians. ... Gracie was so involved with the Titanic events and work he had done on the ...
en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Archibald_Gracie

Mr Colonel Archibald Gracie - Titanic Biographies - Encyclopedia ...
On this eastward voyage, he made friends with one of the ships officers, Herbert Pitman who was later the Third Officer on the Titanic. ...
www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/ biography/ 137/

Titanic FAQ
This is the FAQ for the newsgroup alt.history.ocean-liners.titanic, it is posted monthly to the newsgroup and is available from ...
www.aristo.demon.co.uk/ titanic-faq.html

Titanic Lifeboat Sequence
RMS Titanic Lifeboat Sequence. ... Archiebald Gracie, who in his account of the sinking of the Titanic deals with the various people in the lifeboats. ...
www.keyflux.com/ titanic/ lb_seq.htm

Research guide D2: RMS Titanic: Bibliography : RMS Titanic ...
This guide lists printed material about RMS Titanic held in the Museum's Library.
www.nmm.ac.uk/ server/ show/ conWebDoc.592

Titanic
When the supposedly unsinkable luxury liner Titanic hit an iceberg and sank in April 1912, killing 1513 people, the disaster altered Western civilization's ...
www.deathreference.com/ Sy-Vi/ Titanic.html

COL. GRACIE DIES, HAUNTED BY TITANIC; " We Must Get Them All in ...
Haunted by his memories of the wreck of the Titanic and never completely recovered from the shock of his experiences in that disaster, Col. ...
query.nytimes.com/ gst/ abstract.html?res=FB0A12FC3B5813738DDDAC0894DA415B828DF1D3

webtitanic | Other Information | Titanic Quotes
"Deeply regret advise you TITANIC sank this morning after collision with iceberg, resulting in serious loss of life. Full particulars later." ...
www.webtitanic.net/ framequotes.html

Blackstone Audio, Inc. presents Titanic: A Survivor's Story by ...
Blackstone Audio, Inc. presents Titanic: A Survivor's Story by Colonel Archibald Gracie, read by Frederick Davidson.
www.blackstoneaudio.com/ audiobook.cfm?id=2216

The Titanic Gazette: Archibald Gracie
Gracie later wrote a book called The Truth About The Titanic, but he died on December 4th, 1912 because of damage to his lungs and heart and the salt water ...
titanicgazette.blogspot.com/ 2008/ 01/ archibald-gracie.html

About the author (1998)

Gracie is a survivor of the sinking of Titanic.

Thayer was 17 at the time he escaped from death in the sinking of the Titanic.