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

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

Label
Gilded lives, fatal voyage : the Titanic's first-class passengers and their world
Title
Gilded lives, fatal voyage
Title remainder
the Titanic's first-class passengers and their world
Statement of responsibility
Hugh Brewster
Title variation
Titanic's first-class passengers and their world
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
IEP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brewster, Hugh
Dewey number
  • 910.9163/4
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
G530.T6
LC item number
B73 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Titanic (Steamship)
  • Titanic (Steamship)
  • Upper class
  • Ocean travel
  • Shipwreck victims
  • Shipwrecks
Label
Gilded lives, fatal voyage : the Titanic's first-class passengers and their world, Hugh Brewster
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-317) and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn780527374
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 338 p.
Isbn
9780307984708
Lccn
2011037159
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)780527374
Label
Gilded lives, fatal voyage : the Titanic's first-class passengers and their world, Hugh Brewster
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-317) and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn780527374
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 338 p.
Isbn
9780307984708
Lccn
2011037159
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)780527374

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