9780446582049

Titanic's Last Secrets

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  • ISBN13:

    9780446582049

  • ISBN10:

    0446582042

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-10-06
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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Summary

For almost a century one vital question about the disaster has remained unanswered: Why did Titanic sink as quickly as it did? If the ship had remained afloat for just two hours longer, more than two thousand people would have survived on that infamous night in 1912.

Author Biography

Bradford Matsen is the author of Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss as well as many other books abou the sea and its inhabitants. He was a creative producer for the television series The Shape of Life, and his articles have appeared in Mother Jones, Audubon, and Nature, among other publications. He divides his time between Seattle and New York City. John Chatterton and Richie Kohler contributed to the research of Titanic's Last Secrets, as they did for Robert Kurson's Shadow Divers, the 2005 Book Sense Nonfiction Book of the Year.

Table of Contents

Shipwreck
Historyp. 3
Ribbons of Steelp. 13
Titaniacsp. 27
The Eyes of Billy Langep. 43
Dreams
Pirriep. 63
Ismayp. 75
Andrewsp. 89
A Thousand Daysp. 107
Titanicp. 121
Millionaire's Captainp. 135
41 46' North, 50 14' Westp. 153
Yamsip. 175
Investigationp. 197
Secrets
Roger Wrong, Roger Rightp. 217
Wee Manp. 229
Britannicp. 243
Epilogue
Cover-Upp. 265
Endingsp. 273
Acknowledgmentsp. 277
Notesp. 283
Bibliographyp. 309
Indexp. 315
About the Authorp. 325
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