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How to survive the Titanic or, the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay

Author: Frances Wilson
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
When the ship hit the iceberg on 14 April 1912 and a thousand men prepared to die, J Bruce Ismay, the ship's owner and inheritor of the White Star fortune, jumped into a lifeboat with the women and children and rowed away to safety.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: J Bruce Ismay; J Bruce Ismay; Joseph Bruce Ismay
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Wilson
ISBN: 9781408809228 1408809222 9781408821350 1408821354
OCLC Number: 729347816
Awards: Winner of Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography 2012
Description: 328 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: At sea. Chance --
Luckless Yamsi --
Youth --
These bumble-like proceedings --
On land. Convergence of the Twain --
Secret sharer --
Super captain --
Ismay's unrest.
Other Titles: Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay
Responsibility: Frances Wilson.


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