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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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  - Ralph - Goodreads

A very good description of cruise ships evolution from truly luxury liners to (not up to today's version of cruise ships) their decline as preferred means of trans-Atlantic crossing. Lots of pictures, detailed accounts of amenities, etc. 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  - Shawn Thrasher - Goodreads

I was excited to read this book, but overall disappointed. It felt like a self published book almost, sort of like a book of town history or genealogy, with an insider's perspective that was hard to ... Read full review

Contents

Atlantic Overture
1
Building the Mauretania
10
OlympicTitanic
44
Copyright

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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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