Titanic, First Accounts: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Fascinating firsthand accounts of the Titanic—in a deluxe package with gorgeous graphic cover art
Just in time for the centennial of the sinking of the Titanic, this graphic deluxe edition compiles first hand accounts, testimonies, and letters by notable Titanic survivors, including Archibald Gracie, Lawrence Beesley, Elizabeth W. Shutes, and the "unsinkable" Molly Brown. Full of historically accurate details and an afterword by the grandson of Lawrence Beesley, Titanic Survivors and author of The Loss of the S.S. Titanic, it will be the gift to give die-hard Titanic buffs. Authoritative, commemorative and in a striking, luxurious package with and introduction by Titanic enthusiast and expert, Tim Maltin, this will be the authoritative work on the disaster.
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The Last Day Aboard Ship
Struck by an Iceberg
The Foundering of the Titanic
Struggling in the Water for Life
All Night on Bottom of HalfSubmerged Upturned Boat
Women and Children First
Women First but Men when There Were
Harold S Bride Report to his Employer Marconi Co April 27 1912
Harold S Bride New York Times April 19 1912
Laura Cribb New York EveningJournal April 19 1912
Margaret Brown Newport Herald May 28 29 1912
William T Sloper Hartford Times April 19 1912
Vera Dick Washington Post April 19 1912
THE TRAGIC HOMECOMING
Lawrence Beesley New York Times April 29 1912
Daniel Buckley US Inquiry Day
John Collins US Inquiry Day
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