One Hundred and One Things You Thought You Knew about the Titanic-- But Didn't

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Penguin Books, 2011 - Reference - 301 pages
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April 15th, 2012, will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

People have an endless fascination with the Titanic, yet much of what they know today is a mixture of fact and fiction. In one hundred and one brief and engaging chapters, Tim Maltin, one of the foremost experts on the Titanic, reveals the truth behind the most common beliefs about the ship and the night it sank. From physics to photographs, lawsuits to love stories, Maltin doesn't miss one tidbit surrounding its history. Heavily researched and filled with detailed descriptions, quotes from survivors, and excerpts from the official inquiries, this book is guaranteed to make readers rethink everything they thought they knew about the legendary ship and its tragic fate.

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Review: 101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . but Didn't!

User Review  - Amber - Goodreads

Great read. Explains each statement and supports truths. Explains why and how in a way that's easy to read and understand. Read full review

Review: 101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . but Didn't!

User Review  - Danielle Jones - Goodreads

I read this book in no time at all, which is very very rare for me! I became interested in particular details of the disaster after watching several documentaries about the sinking of the ship, and ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Tim Maltin is a marketing and public relations consultant who has been researching the Titanic for more than twenty-five years. He lives in Wiltshire, England.

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