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Farewell, Titanic [electronic resource] : her final legacy / Charles Pellegrino.

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  • ISBN: 9781118191286 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1118191285 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781118191293 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1118191293 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : ill. (chiefly col.).
  • Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Convergence -- Far from okay -- A slight trepidation -- Night of the lightning dolphins -- Trinity -- Of nature, not above it -- The cascade point -- Everything was against us -- Stalking the nightmare -- Points of departure -- The geometry of shadows -- How much does darkness weigh? -- The 46th psalm -- The truth about William Murdoch -- To dream on the ship of sorrows -- Falling stars -- Movements of fire and ice -- Frailty -- A crevice in time -- Dark circle -- Explorers, graves, and lovers -- Terminal velocity -- Laying the music to rest -- A fury scorned -- Sleeping in light -- Coming home to shock cocoons -- The long night of Ellen Betty Phillips -- The thieving magpies -- Monsters down there -- Ghosts of the abyss -- Persevering -- Destination unknown.
Summary, etc.: "This remarkable new book covers all the fascinating Titanic research, which the author has been involved in, since 2000. Interspersed with the scientific material are gripping recreations of the last hours of the Titanic and the panic and heroism among the doomed passengers"-- Provided by publisher.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Titanic (Steamship) > History.
Shipwrecks > North Atlantic Ocean > History.
Shipwrecks > North Atlantic Ocean > History.
Titanic (Steamship) > History.
HISTORY / World.
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
TRAVEL / Budget
TRAVEL / Hikes & Walks
TRAVEL / Museums, Tours, Points of Interest
TRAVEL / Parks & Campgrounds
Genre: Electronic books.

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