The Wreck of the Titan

The Novel That Foretold the Sinking of the Titanic
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Author(s): Morgan Robertson
Original Publish Date: Jan 15, 2020
Product Number: EB00802421
Released: Jan 21, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780486846125
Publisher: Dover Publications
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Description

The world's biggest, most opulent ship sets out across the Atlantic on its maiden voyage. Proclaimed to be unsinkable — and hailed as a testament to modern achievements in manufacturing and transportation — the ocean liner is pushed to its limits in an effort to make the crossing in record time. But a collision with an iceberg and an inadequate supply of lifeboats doom nearly 2,500 souls to a watery grave. This grimly captivating novella was first published in 1898, 14 years before the Titanic disaster. Robertson's fictional telling of what befell the Titan features some extraordinary parallels to the real-life tragedy, including the size of the ship, its horsepower, and its route. The eerily prescient tale will fascinate both history buffs and lovers of adventure stories.

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Author(s): Morgan Robertson
Product Number EB00573598
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Pocket Star
ISBN: #9781451695441
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Author(s): Morgan Robertson
Product Number EB00678713
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781681464237

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