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How to survive the Titanic : the sinking of J. Bruce Ismay

Author: Frances Wilson
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Accused of cowardice and of dictating the Titanic's excessive speed, Ismay was the first victim of a press hate campaign. He never recovered from the damage to his reputation and never spoke of his beloved ship, the Titanic, again. Wilson explores Ismay's desperate need to tell his story, and to find a way of living with the consciousness of lost honor.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilson, Frances, 1964-
How to survive the Titanic.
New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2011
(OCoLC)756502154
Named Person: J Bruce Ismay; J Bruce Ismay
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Wilson
ISBN: 9780062094568 0062094564
OCLC Number: 773581829
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain in 2011 by Bloomsbury.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 328 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Contents: At sea. Chance ; Luckless Yamsi ; Youth ; These bumble-like proceedings --
On land. The convergence of the twain ; The secret sharer ; The super captain ; Ismay's unrest --
Afterword.
Other Titles: Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay
Responsibility: Frances Wilson.

Abstract:

Accused of cowardice and of dictating the Titanic's excessive speed, Ismay was the first victim of a press hate campaign. He never recovered from the damage to his reputation and never spoke of his beloved ship, the Titanic, again. Wilson explores Ismay's desperate need to tell his story, and to find a way of living with the consciousness of lost honor.

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