The Titanic, end of a dream

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Penguin Books, Nov 20, 1980 - History - 489 pages
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On that fatal April night in 1912, the world's largest moving object disappeared beneath the waters of the North Atlantic in less than three hours. Why was the ship sailing through waters well known to be a "mass of floating ice"? Why were there too few lifeboats, so that 1,522 people were left to perish at sea? Why were a third of the survivors members of the crew? Based on the sensational evidence of the U.S. Senate hearings, eyewitness accounts of survivors, and the results of the 1985 Woods Hole expedition that located and photographed the ship, this electrifying account vividly recreates the doomed vessel's last desperate hours afloat and fully addresses the questions that have continued to haunt the tragedy of the "Titanic."

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Review: The Titanic: End of a Dream

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

Good book but I have a big issue with the first page of pictures after page 126. It says both pictures is Titanic but the bottom one is most definitely not Titanic. It is it's sister ship the Olympic. Read full review

Review: The Titanic: End of a Dream

User Review  - Dell Deaton - Goodreads

At the time it was first published in the mid-1980s, and, through today, I believe this remains one of the better books about RMS Titanic. And yet I struggle to give it even that much praise. Author ... Read full review


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