The angels in catholic teaching and tradition - danyang. Overall for the Titanic lovers this is interesting to give a go. Tim Maltin takes all of the key elements and breaks them down in an easy to read format. Review: I, like a billion other people on planet earth, have watched the fictional James Cameron version of The Titanic more times than I'd like to admit. From physics to photographs, lawsuits to love stories, Maltin doesn't miss one tidbit surrounding its history. These are the leaders and tacticians of the Grand United Alliance of Evil.
What if there had been more lifeboats? In one hundred and one brief and engaging chapters, Tim Maltin, one of the foremost experts on the Titanic, reveals the truth behind the most common beliefs about the ship and the night it sank. I love to look at the old photos and watch all the different movies and documentaries out there. This is the place for you. Secondly, the book includes transcripts from the inquest that happened after the event. I had this book by my bed and would dip in and out of it between other books. Heavily researched and filled with detailed descriptions, quotes from survivors, and excerpts from the official inquiries, this book is guaranteed to make readers rethink everything they thought they knew about the legendary ship and its tragic fate.
Did the band play til boat sunk. Maltin goes to great pains to research the answers to the questions he poses, wi Oh my, what a fantastic book! I love to look at the old photos and watch all the different movies and documentaries out there. Carefully researched and meticulously detailed, this book is a worthy addition to the library of anyone who has even a passing interest in the Titanic disaster. If I could give it 6 stars, I would. What if there had been more lifeboats? Not too long after did I receive this book for review. I was a little nervous reading this title, because you have to be wary of whether or not the author actually did their research, or they're feeding you a bunch of their own creative theories. It is clear that the authors did their research.
I have always been a Titanic fanatic. The layout is logical and nice to read, as it is set out in chapters, starting with the construction, then onto passengers, hitting the iceberg, the sinking, and the aftermath. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text. Titanic, but despite all the years that have passed since it plunged to the Atlantic's sea floor, taking over 1,500 lives with it, myths and stories and misconceptions have continued to make their rounds. If you enjoy historical facts and also are fascinated by the Titanic I think you will also like this book. I am a strong believer in the truth.
I totally got more than I bargained for. In one hundred and one brief and engaging chapters, Tim Maltin, one of the foremost experts on the Titanic, reveals the truth behind the most common beliefs about the ship and the night it sank. I'd read books about the Titanic before, but this one went way more in depth than anything I've ever read. Heavily researched and filled with detailed descriptions, quotes from survivors, and excerpts from the official inquiries, this book is guaranteed to make readers rethink everything they thought they knew about the legendary ship and its tragic fate. April 15th, 2012, will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.
This is strictly for trivia-lovers. Recommended to fans of the ship, the movie, or those just looking to learn more about what happened to that crazy ocean liner. April 15, 2012 marked the hundredth anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. It contains exactly what the title promises, 101 little known facts about the Titanic, its passengers, and the fateful night that it sank into the frigid sea. Other Titles: One hundred one things you thought you knew about the Titanic-- but didn't One hundred and one things you thought you knew about the Titanic-- but didn't Responsibility: Tim Maltin and Eloise Aston.
The sinking of the Titanic has long aroused debate, mysticiation and disagreement. Lightning flashed and thunder rolled across the sky. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. We will not remove any content for bad language alone, or being critical of a particular book. I defy anyone to read this book and not feel better and more cheerful for having done so, even if they do also feel fuller ; I'm looking forward to the next instalment. This book taught me so much I either didn't know or was completely wrong about when it came to the I have always been a Titanic fanatic. This is what schools and colleges should use to teach about Titanic, not poorly-written school textbooks that use old newspapers which exaggerate and lie.
With 100th anniversary of the sinking coming up next year, I'm sure people will be interested in learning more about the Titanic, and this book will be an easy recommendation. He also explores, to a degree, various what-if scenarios. Another piece of information I didn't know: even if there were enough lifeboats to fit everyone on board, there weren't enough able seamen to man them, thus rendering the boats useless. Normally I'm not a fan of non-fiction, but as this was about the Titanic one of my favorite subjects and it was on NetGalley, I figured I'd give it a shot. This book taught me so much I either didn't know or was completely wrong about when it came to the sinking of this great ship. Lucile might not always have been easy to work with, judging by this autobiography, but she was a fascinating woman who deserves to be known for more than the Titanic bribery incident.
By Eloise Aston, Tim Maltin in pdf arriving, in that mechanism you forthcoming onto the equitable site. One example of this can be found when they discuss the fact that there were not enough lifeboats for everyone on board. I thought everyone knew that the Titanic's fourth funnel was merely a ventilation shaft and thus never smoked — yet we still keep seeing that ubiquitousTitanic picture with all four funnels merrily puffing away. Carefully researched and meticulously detailed, this book is a worthy addition to the library of anyone who has even a passing interest in the Titanic disaster. Of course, this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the wonderfully varied world that is Mystery, Crime and Thrillers.