A Night to Remember

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Niagara, 1997 - Social Science - 217 pages
318 Reviews
Walter Lord's brilliant graphic account of the sinking of the Titanic, one of the most extraordinary true-life dramas of this century. Lord's acclaimed book is both a thriller and a riveting social record. He defines in every detail the tragic events of that horrific night.

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A good writer mans a good research to story funnel. - Goodreads
This is an easy yet educational read. - Goodreads
rather interesting and with amazing illustrations - Goodreads
Great insight, so much information, facts and names. - Goodreads
It is a quick read and I enjoyed its pace and style. - Goodreads
Short and easy to read. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Julie Bihn - Goodreads

Compelling read. The library copy had a small map of Titanic with various events that happened at various times, labeled, which was really interesting. The style was a little difficult to read on occasion, but nothing to ruin the book. Read full review

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User Review  - Dani Massaro - Goodreads

Much of the script and screenplay of James Cameron's Titanic was drawn from this book, despite its factual inaccuracies in light of the new information available about Titanic and its sinking that has ... Read full review


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Walter Lord is the author of several best-selling works of history, including "A Night to Remember", the recreation of the sinking of the Titanic. He lives in New York City.

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