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Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson

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Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania
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Dead wake
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the last crossing of the Lusitania
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by Erik Larson
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Last crossing of the Lusitania
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eng
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The #1 New York Times best-selling author of In the Garden of Beasts presents a 100th-anniversary chronicle of the sinking of the Lusitania that discusses the factors that led to the tragedy and the contributions of such figures as President Wilson, bookseller Charles Lauriat and architect Theodate Pope Riddle
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Title
Dead wake
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Summary
In cinematic terms, this dramatic page-turner is Das Boot meets Titanic. Larson has a wonderful way of creating a very readable, accessible story of a time, place, and event. We get three sides of the global story--the U-boat commander, British Admiralty and President Wilson--but what really elevates this book are the affecting stories of individual crew and passengers. -- Robert Schnell for LibraryReads
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Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
  • Library Journal Best Books 2015
  • ALA Notable Book, 2016.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.4514
Index
index present
LC call number
D592.L8
LC item number
L28 2015
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1190
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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the last crossing of the Lusitania
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by Erik Larson
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Last crossing of the Lusitania
Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson
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Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Mining suspense -- A word from the captain -- "Bloody monkeys" -- Jump rope and caviar -- Dead wake -- The black soul -- The sea of secrets -- Epilogue: personal effects
Control code
ocn890011483
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780307408860
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014034182

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