The Bach by Paul Thompson

The Titanic for Dummies by Stephen Spignesi

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The Titanic For Dummies promises to be the most complete book on the shelf. No other book examines the building of the ship, life onboard during its maiden voyage, tragic decisions made that fateful night, the discovery of the wreck, and all the controversies surrounding one of the worst naval disasters of all time. Information includes:A comprehensive Titanic Timeline, including the truth behind the reason for the sinking (was it faulty steel, bad riveting, or just poor design and arrogance?), and when and where the ship actually split in two.An exhaustive Titanic ÒWhoÕs Who,Ó including a definitive list of the 1500+ souls who perished.Ship registry documents, deck plans, menus for all passenger classes, and more.Transcripts of the 70 Marconigrams sent following the collision with the iceberg.Chapters on the Unsinkable Molly BrownÕs insurance claim, the lifeboats, the watertight doors, reports of shots being fired onboard, details of Captain SmithÕs death, MurdochÕs possible suicide, the band and their last song, and much more.Findings from the Titanic hearings on both sides of the Atlantic.A complete recounting of Robert BallardÕs discovery of the wreck in 1985, approximately 2 1/2 miles down É and the ongoing debate over whether to salvage the wreck or let the ship remain as a memorial to those who perished.Titanic in pop culture: from Broadway to one of the most highest grossing movies in history (being re-released in 3D in 2012 to commemorate the 100th anniversary). This 2012 John Wiley & Sons Paperback is in Very Good condition.

ISBN: 9781118177662 SKU: 1191877 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.