TITANIC TRAGEDY: A New Look at the Lost Liner

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

One of the deans of maritime history returns with some sidebars to enlarge the hefty history of the Titanic.One of the most appealing features of Maxtone-Graham's (Normandie: France's Legendary Art Deco Ocean Liner, 2007, etc.) approach is his generous gratitude and affection for his mentor, Walter Lord (1917-2002), whose A Night to Remember (1955) was a bestseller that ignited one of the first ... Read full review

Review: Titanic Tragedy: A New Look at the Lost Liner

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The dean of ocean liner historians uncovers fascinating and unknown aspects of this epic disaster. This is a book unlike any other. Rather than offering simply a detailed retelling of the Titanic sinking on her maiden voyage, John MaxtoneGraham devotes his considerable knowledge and impeccable prose to a discussion of salient, provocative, and rarely investigated components of the story, including ... Read full review

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