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The Titanic For Dummies Paperback – 3 Feb 2012

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  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (3 Feb. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118177665
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118177662
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 1.9 x 23.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,031,038 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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′This quite possibly offers you everything you need to know about the ship Spignesi s sidebars and modular chapters ensure that wherever you open the book there is a juicy nugget of information on the page.′ (The Express, 13th April)

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  • The truth about life onboard, for every passenger class
  • Little–known details about fateful decisions made during her maiden voyage
  • Possible answers to enduring mysteries from how the ship split in half, to Captain Smith′s final words
  • How the ship was discovered after more than seven decades of searching

An all–encompassing exploration of the Titanic

Are you fascinated by the Titanic? The Titanic For Dummies covers every aspect of the subject, including how she was built, what life was like onboard during her maiden voyage, tragic decisions made on that fateful night, the discovery of the wreck, and all of the controversies surrounding one of the worst maritime disasters of all time.

  • The faces behind the legend meet the larger–than–life people who designed, sailed on, crewed, and survived the Titanic sinking
  • Tragedy at sea find out what happened on the night and early morning of April 14–15, 1912, when the Titanic sank and those lucky enough to find a place on a lifeboat waited to be rescued
  • Enduring Titanic mysteries investigate different theories as to what caused the Titanic′s demise and find out why the tragedy has kept conspiracy theorists busy for a century
  • An ongoing quest for recovery explore what it took to find the Titanic wreckage and why efforts to retrieve the ship′s artifacts are such a source of controversy

Open the book and find:

  • Why the Titanic has captured the public′s imagination
  • How the ship came to be financed, built, and launched
  • What it was like to be a passenger, of every class
  • Firsthand accounts of the terrible night
  • The rescue efforts and the search for survivors
  • Some of the first newspaper accounts of the tragedy
  • Amazing artifacts salvaged from the ship′s debris

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