Titanic: A Survivor's Story
Academy Chicago Publishers, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 356 pages
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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I picked up this book after hearing that this April 15 2012 will mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. This narrative of the what Col. Archibald Gracie experienced was powerful ... Read full review
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