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Shadow of the Titanic The Extraordinary Stories of Those Who Survived

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ISBN-10: 1451671571

ISBN-13: 9781451671575

Edition: 2012

Authors: Andrew Wilson

List price: $18.00
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From an acclaimed literary biographer, a riveting and groundbreaking account of what happened to the survivors of theTitanic.While much has been written about the sinking of theTitanic, very little attention has been paid to the hundreds of survivors.Using archival research and interviews with family members, Wilson shows how some survivors used their experience to propel themselves on to fame and how others were wracked with guilt and refused to acknowledge they had been there. Some reputations were destroyed, and some survivors were so psychologically damaged that they took their own lives years later.From the famous survivors like Bruce Ismay and Madeline Astor—who became a bride, a…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication date: 3/26/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction
A Fancy-Dress Ball in Dante's Hell
The Ship of Widows
A Life Too Far-Fetched for Fiction
Falling in Love in the Slipstream of the Titanic
The Woman Who Rowed Away from the Drowning
The World's Most Willing Whipping Boy
The Dark Side of Survival
Miss Masquerader
Titanic Fever
Fame Is the Spur
The Last Survivors
Afterword
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index