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Gilded lives, fatal voyage : the Titanic, her passengers and their world

Author: Hugh Brewster
Publisher: New York : Crown, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents portraits of some of the Titanic's most notable passengers, interweaving their personal narratives with an account of the disaster as it unfolds.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Brewster
ISBN: 9780307984708 0307984702
OCLC Number: 752910419
Description: x, 338 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A rare gathering --
At the Cherbourg quay --
A nomadic hiatus --
The Palm Room --
"Queer lot of people" --
Queenstown --
Fellow travelers --
Private lives --
Shipboard coteries --
Designing woman --
A calm Sunday --
The last evening --
Collision and after --
To the lifeboats --
The final minutes --
Voices in the night --
The ship of sorrow --
Two continents stirred --
Postscript: Titanic after-lives.
Other Titles: Titanic, her passengers and their world
Responsibility: Hugh Brewster.

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Presents portraits of some of the Titanic's most notable passengers, interweaving their personal narratives with an account of the disaster as it unfolds.

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