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Gilded lives, fatal voyage : the Titanic's first-class passengers and their world / Hugh Brewster.

Brewster, Hugh. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780307984708
  • ISBN: 0307984702
  • Description: x, 338 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown, c2012.

Available copies

  • 10 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 11 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction G 530 .T6 B73 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction G 530 T6 B73 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Endicott College General Collection G 530 .T6 B73 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 910.91634/Brewster (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction G 530 .T6 B73 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction NEW G 530 .T6 B73 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 910.9163/BREWSTER (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-317) and index.
Contents Note: A rare gathering -- At the Cherbourg quay -- A nomadic hiatus -- The Palm Room -- "Queer lot of people" -- Queenstown -- Fellow travelers -- Private lives -- Shipboard coteries -- Designing woman -- A calm Sunday -- The last evening -- Collision and after -- To the lifeboats -- The final minutes -- Voices in the night -- The ship of sorrow -- Two continents stirred -- Postscript: Titanic after-lives.
Summary: Brewster, who created several bestselling books on the "Titanic," uses original research to intertwine, for the first time, the lives of the rich and famous within the powerful arc of the ship's dramatic demise to convey the poignance of this epochal disaster.

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Alternate Title: Titanic's first-class passengers and their world

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