Titanic lives : Atlantic voyagers and the worlds they came from

Richard Davenport-Hines.

Focusing on the personalities and life stories of passengers and crew, this new narrative history of the voyage of the Titanic explores the personal tragedies of the disaster and provides readers with a new perspective on the details of the disaster as well as a snapshot of contemporary life in the early twentieth century. The volume follows both famous characters and everyday passengers and weaves a compelling new narrative of that fateful voyage. A section of gloss black and white photographic plates is included. Davenport-Hines is a biographer and the author of several historical works, as well as a regular contributor to several prominent literary publications. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)