How to Survive the Titanic

Or, The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (11.35 hours)
Product Number: Z100100908
Released: Aug 10, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781611204278
Narrator/s: Robin Sachs
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A century after the disaster, a gripping new account of the sinking of the Titanic. On the terrifying, chaotic night of April 14, 1912, while the Titanic was sinking, J. Bruce Ismay, the ship's owner, made a decision that would save his life-and end it. Ismay boarded a lifeboat meant for women and children, and within days became "The Most Talked-of Man in the World." Branded a coward, he became a flesh-and-blood embodiment of Joseph Conrad's legendary eponymous character, Lord Jim. How to Survive the Titanic interweaves numerous historical accounts and sources with insights drawn from Conrad's novels. Unlike other survivors, this pivotal figure never again spoke about the Titanic. This intriguing history offers a sympathetic yet clear-eyed explanation why-important lessons all of us need to survive the tragedies and choices of our own lives.

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Author(s): Frances Wilson
Original Publish Date: Jan 01, 1900

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CD
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Author(s): Frances Wilson
Narrator(s): Robin Sachs
Product Number DD1590
Released: Oct 11, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781611204254
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Author(s): Frances Wilson
Genre: History
Product Number EB00231683
Released: Mar 17, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: #9780062094568

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