Titanic: Voices from the Disaster

Deborah Hopkinson







British culture


Shipboard life





Critically acclaimed nonfiction author Deborah Hopkinson pieces together the story of the TITANIC and that fateful April night, drawing on the voices of survivors and archival photographs. Scheduled to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the tragic sinking of the TITANIC, a topic that continues to haunt and thrill readers to this day, this book by critically acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson weaves together the voices and stories of real TITANIC survivors and witnesses to the disaster -- from the stewardess Violet Jessop to Captain Arthur Rostron of the CARPATHIA, who came to the rescue of the sinking ship. Packed with heartstopping action, devastating drama, fascinating historical details, loads of archival photographs on almost every page, and quotes from primary sources, this gripping story, which follows the TITANIC and its passengers from the ship's celebrated launch at Belfast to her cataclysmic icy end, is sure to thrill and move readers. 


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Author's Website


Titanic survivor stories

Audio of Eva Hart, survivor of The Titanic

Audio of Commander CH Lightoller

Audio of Commander Joseph Boxhall


Encyclopedia Titanica

Titanic passenger list

Titanic picture wall


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