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The Truth about the Titanic
Author: Archibald Gracie
Publisher: Tales End Press
Pages: 330
Year: 1913
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The Story of the Titanic As Told by Its Survivors
Author: Jack Winocour
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486131246
Pages: 320
Year: 2012-05-04
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Panic, despair, shocking inefficiency, and a dash of heroism. Two lengthy narratives by passengers who had a thorough knowledge of the sea and by members of the ship's crew. 26 illustrations.
Author: Colonel Archibald Gracie, John B. Thayer
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 0897336755
Pages: 356
Year: 2005-08-01
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Two survivors' accounts of the sinking of the Titanic. The information contained in Colonel Gracie's story is available from no other source. He provides details of the final moments, including names of passengers pulled from the ocean and of those men who, in a panic, jumped into lifeboats as they were being lowered. Walter Lord, author of A Night to Remember, calls Gracie "an indefatigable detective." John Thayer was, like Gracie, one of the last to leave the ship. His account, The Sinking of the S.S. Titanic, is meticulously detailed. The sinking of the Titanic was, in his eyes, a symbol of the end of the world that he knew, and the beginning of a frightening new era.
Shadow of the Titanic
Author: Andrew Wilson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 145167158X
Pages: 416
Year: 2012-03-06
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IN the early morning hours of April 15, 1912, the icy waters of the North Atlantic reverberated with the desperate screams of more than 1,500 men, women, and children—passengers of the once majestic liner Titanic. Then, as the ship sank to the ocean floor and the passengers slowly died from hypothermia, an even more awful silence settled over the sea. The sights and sounds of that night would haunt each of the vessel’s 705 survivors for the rest of their days. Although we think we know the story of Titanic—the famously luxurious and supposedly unsinkable ship that struck an iceberg on its maiden voyage from Britain to America—very little has been written about what happened to the survivors after the tragedy. How did they cope in the aftermath of this horrific event? How did they come to remember that night, a disaster that has been likened to the destruction of a small town? Drawing on a wealth of previously unpublished letters, memoirs, and diaries as well as interviews with survivors’ family members, award-winning journalist and author Andrew Wilson reveals how some used their experience to propel themselves on to fame, while others were so racked with guilt they spent the rest of their lives under the Titanic’s shadow. Some reputations were destroyed, and some survivors were so psychologically damaged that they took their own lives in the years that followed. Andrew Wilson brings to life the colorful voices of many of those who lived to tell the tale, from famous survivors like Madeleine Astor (who became a bride, a widow, an heiress, and a mother all within a year), Lady Duff Gordon, and White Star Line chairman J. Bruce Ismay, to lesser known second- and third-class passengers such as the Navratil brothers—who were traveling under assumed names because they were being abducted by their father. Today, one hundred years after that fateful voyage, Shadow of the Titanic adds an important new dimension to our understanding of this enduringly fascinating story.
The Loss of the SS. Titanic
Author: Lawrence Beesley
Pages: 301
Year: 1912
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Titanic Survivor
Author: Violet Jessop
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1461740320
Pages: 290
Year: 2012-04-04
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Violet Jessop's life is an inspiring story of survival. Born in 1887 in Argentina, the eldest child of Irish immigrants, at the age of 21 she became the breadwinner for her widowed mother and five siblings when she commenced a career as a stewardess and nurse on some of the most famous ocean going vessels of the day. Throughout her 40 year time at sea she survived an unbelievable series of events including the sinking of the TITANIC. “One awful moment of empty, misty blackness enveloped us in its loneliness, then an unforgettable, agonizing cry went up from 1500 despairing throats, a long wail and then silence and our tiny craft tossing about at the mercy of the ice field.” For most people one sinking would be enough. But four years later Violet, now a nurse with the British Red Cross, was on board the World War I hospital ship BRITANNIC when it struck a mine and sank to the bottom of the Aegean. To her, this disaster was even more horrifying-- “Just as life seeming nothing but a whirling, choking ache, I rose to the light of day, my nose barely above the little lapping waves. I opened my eyes on an indescribable scene of slaughter, which made me shut them again to keep it out." By the end of her story we have a met a woman who could handle whatever life threw at her with determination and good humor. She knew that only by her own strength of character would she survive. But Titanic Survivor is much more. A unique autobiography for those who want to know how it really felt, a story that could be told only by a Titanic Survivor.
Titanic: Voices From the Disaster
Author: Deborah Hopkinson
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545452384
Pages: 304
Year: 2014-01-07
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Scheduled to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the tragic sinking of the TITANIC, a topic that continues to haunt and thrill readers to this day, this book by critically acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson weaves together the voices and stories of real TITANIC survivors and witnesses to the disaster -- from the stewardess Violet Jessop to Captain Arthur Rostron of the CARPATHIA, who came to the rescue of the sinking ship. Packed with heartstopping action, devastating drama, fascinating historical details, loads of archival photographs on almost every page, and quotes from primary sources, this gripping story, which follows the TITANIC and its passengers from the ship's celebrated launch at Belfast to her cataclysmic icy end, is sure to thrill and move readers.
The Loss of the Ss. Titanic
Author: Lawrence Beesley
Publisher: 1st World Publishing
ISBN: 1421818965
Pages: 144
Year: 2006-05-22
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The history of the R.M.S. Titanic, of the White Star Line, is one of the most tragically short it is possible to conceive. The world had waited expectantly for its launching and again for its sailing; had read accounts of its tremendous size and its unexampled completeness and luxury; had felt it a matter of the greatest satisfaction that such a comfortable, and above all such a safe boat had been designed and built - the "unsinkable lifeboat"; - and then in a moment to hear that it had gone to the bottom as if it had been the veriest tramp steamer of a few hundred tons; and with it fifteen hundred passengers, some of them known the world over! The improbability of such a thing ever happening was what staggered humanity.
Titanic 9 Hours to Hell
Author: W. B. Bartlett
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445606623
Pages: 448
Year: 2010-05-15
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A major new history of the disaster that weaves into the narrative the first-hand accounts of those who survived.
A Night to Remember
Author: Walter Lord
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453238417
Pages: 244
Year: 2012-03-06
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#1 New York Times Bestseller: The definitive account of the sinking of the Titanic, based on interviews with survivors. At first, no one but the lookout recognized the sound. Passengers described it as the impact of a heavy wave, a scraping noise, or the tearing of a long calico strip. In fact, it was the sound of the world’s most famous ocean liner striking an iceberg, and it served as the death knell for 1,500 souls. In the next two hours and forty minutes, the maiden voyage of the Titanic became one of history’s worst maritime accidents. As the ship’s deck slipped closer to the icy waterline, women pleaded with their husbands to join them on lifeboats. Men changed into their evening clothes to meet death with dignity. And in steerage, hundreds fought bitterly against certain death. At 2:15 a.m. the ship’s band played “Autumn.” Five minutes later, the Titanic was gone. Based on interviews with sixty-three survivors, Lord’s moment-by-moment account is among the finest books written about one of the twentieth century’s bleakest nights.
A Girl Aboard the Titanic
Author: Eva Hart, Ron Denney
Publisher: Amberley Pub Plc
ISBN: 1445617145
Pages: 192
Year: 2014
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The remarkable memoir of Eva Hart, a 7-year-old survivor of the Titanic Disaster
The Loss of the Titanic
Author: Lawrence Beesley
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445607859
Pages: 190
Year: 2011-11-15
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'The best first-hand account of a passenger's experiences - a first-rate piece of descriptive writing' THE GUARDIAN
Shadow of the Titanic
Author: Eva Hart
ISBN: 0953795748
Pages: 192
Year: 2007
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Titanic on Trial
Author: Nic Compton
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408140594
Pages: 320
Year: 2012-03-15
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On 15 April 2012, it will be 100 years since the Titanic sank. Since that fateful night, stories about the sinking have become legendary - how the band played to the end, how lifeboats were lowered half-empty - but amongst the films, novels and academic arguments, only those who were there can separate truth from fiction. After the sinking, inquiries into the loss of 1,517 lives (out of 2,223 aboard) were held in both the UK and US. The proceedings produced 1,000 pages of transcripts. Some of the testimonies were inevitably less than impartial, but as a whole the transcripts represent the most thorough and complete account of the sinking, told in the voices of those who were there. For the first time these transcripts have been specially edited and arranged chronologically, so that they tell the story of the Titanic's sinking as a narrative, rather than a list of questions and answers in a courtroom. The witnesses are transformed into characters in a much bigger story, and the events are described from different perspectives of people in every part of the ship, from a stoker in the boiler room escaping his section before the watertight doors sealed behind him, to first class passengers trying to buy their way onto lifeboats. Capturing the disbelief, the chaos and the terror of the disaster, this unique book brings to life the tragedy through the voices of those who survived it.
Titanic Survivor
Author: Violet Jessop, John Maxtone-Graham
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books
ISBN: 0708991262
Pages: 408
Year: 1999
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'I did not like big ships...I was secrelty afraid' admits Violet Jessop in this unique eyewitness account of the most written about disaster of the twentieth century. Violet was a stewardess for first-class passengers on the TITANIC when it sank in April 1912. While in the lifeboat someone threw her a 'forgotten baby', and she watched fascinated as the ship went down. Four years later, she was a wartime nurse aboard the BRITANNIC, when it stuck a mine and sank. These memoirs give a unique glimpse of the life below decks, telling of philandering shipmates, exotic ports, unrequited love and tragic deaths.

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