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CHARACTERS ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Hugh BrewsterNot since Walter Lord s A Night to Remember have I
so captivated by a book on the Titanic This book on the first class passengers and their lives prior to and after the disaster Sort of Downton Abbey meets the Titanic You will meet John Jacob Astor and his young teen bride and many others from the elite wealthy that traveled in first class on the doomed ship I was fascinated to ead that many of the survivors were so traumatized by the sinking that it signicantly impacted their post Titanic lives Several survivors committed suicide One young child No Beast So Fierce: The Terrifying True Story of the Champawat Tiger, the Deadliest Animal in History rescued from the Titanic died at the age of 18 of ptomaine poisoning I would highlyecommend this well written and fascinating book to those interested in the Titanic A good book to feature as we approach the 100th anniversary of the tragedy There are hundreds of books about the Titanic disaster but this one touches on the personal lives of the ich famous and not so famous first class passengers on the ill fated liner It is a different approach from most of the Titanic books I have ead and it makes "for fascinating Berlayar di Pamor Badik readingThe author has done an amazing amount ofesearch and never attempts to insert fiction into the actions "fascinating L. Munatius Plancus readingThe author has done an amazing amount ofesearch and never attempts to insert fiction into the actions the passengersinstead he uses terms such as it may have then happened that Mrs Astor left. Gilded Lives Fatal Voyage takes us behind the paneled doors of the Titanic’s elegant private suites to present compelling memorable port. The Münchhausen's Pigtail, or Psychotherapy Reality room but he lets theeader know that it is only a surmise on his part since it cannot be proven that certain things WERE SAID AND DONE I APPRECIATED said and done I appreciated approachThe characters are complex not always likable sometimes extremely brave but always human in their esponses and actions They could not grasp that the unsinkable was indeed sinking and many waited too long to eact Others chose to go down with the ship believing in the women and children first credo or the fact that women would not leave their husbands It is a heartbreaking story which does not try to answer the uestion of how did it happen but ather how do humans who have lived in the lap "OF LUXURY ALL THEIR LIVES RESPOND "luxury all their lives espond a situation over which they have no control Recommended Author Hugh Brewster met Dr Robert Ballard in 1984 when Mr Brewster was the Editorial Director and Publisher of Madison Press Books in Toronto He began working with Ballard to produce the international bestseller The Discovery of the Titanic and subseuently oversaw the creation of Titanic An Illustrated History which inspired J What a smashing Migrant Resistance in Contemporary Europe read You might think the topic of The Titanic has been overdone I did beforeeading this book But I love books like this that are impeccably esearched down to all the intimate juicy fascinating detailsbeen so captivated by a book on the Titanic This book
i ha.ha. of her most notable passengers The intimate atmosphere onboard history’s most famous ship is ecreated as never before Th.
Ve a special soft spot for authors who painstakingly esearch the beejuzzus out of an historical event person or era and then manage to present you with all these details in a fascinating and compelling mannerBrewster does just this You will learn a lot that you didn t know about the Titanic And you will be enthralled in the process The details on the lives of the first class passengers their foibles accommodations on the ship etc are just fascinating I bet you didn t know about the two female passengers who devoted their time after the sinking to the of the immigrant passengers
AND CONTINUED THIS INVOLVEMENT THROUGHOUT THEIR LIVES INTERESTING STUFFcontinued this involvement throughout their lives Interesting stuff fas It has been a long time since I have ead a Titanic book but even so I think this one is a little different than the ones I Dying to Be Ill: True Stories of Medical Deception remembereading One can tell a great amount of Octavio's Journey research has gone into this veryeadable and informative book centering on the many of the people on board the Titanic and their backs stories The usual descriptions of the dinners and the luxury found on the boat is there as well but it also covers what many of the people did while on the boat Somehow or another getting to know a little about these people made the evacuation and the sinking even
personal and tragic This is a good albeit chilling ea. E Titanic has often beenand tragic This is a good albeit chilling ea. E Titanic has often been “an exuisite microcosm of the Edwardian era” but until now her story has not been presented as such In.