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Desperate Hours The Epic Rescue of the Andrea Doria

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ISBN-10: 047138934X

ISBN-13: 9780471389347

Edition: 2001

Authors: Richard Goldstein

List price: $36.95
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Using state-of-the-art technology, this is a dramatic, moment-by-moment account of the crash that caused the sinking of the Andrea Doria and the remarkable rescue of all but 46 of the 1662 passengers and crew.
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 10/1/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Voyage
"Brace Yourself"
"A Floating Art Gallery"
"Take the Doria, You'll Never Forget It"
"A Picture of Scandinavian Efficiency"
"The Times Square of the Atlantic"
"Each Shall Alter Her Course to Starboard"
The Collision
"Why Doesn't He Whistle?"
"I Think We Hit an Iceberg"
"Don't Worry, There's Nothing Wrong"
"Need Immediate Assistance"
The Rescue
"This Is No Drill"
"How Many Lifeboats?"
"We Are Bending Too Much"
"Let's Pray to St. Ann"
"We Won't Leave You"
"Lady, You're Lucky to Be Alive"
"Light Up Everything, Quickly"
"You Have to Have Courage"
"Get Your Cameras"
"Bulletin ... Bulletin ... Bulletin"
"You May Go, I'm Staying"
"Seaworthiness Nil"
"That Thing's Going Down in Five Minutes"
"It Is Incomprehensible"
"How Good God Is to Me"
"Oh, What a Climax"
"It's My Baby"
"I Lost My Love for Italians"
"This Is a Jumbled Story"
The Questions
"The Passengers Were Highly Excitable"
"It Could Have Been a Patch of Fog"
"The Stability of the Ship Was Low"
"I Could Have Changed Course"
The Memories
"Why Did I Get Spared?"
"The Poor Man Was Destroyed"
The Shipwreck
"It's Got the Mystique"
Appendix
Sources
Index