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101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . butDidn't!

Authors: Maltin, Tim & Aston, Eloise
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: HIS037070, REF023000, TRA006010
ISBN: 9781101558935, Related ISBNs: 0143119095, 1101558938, 9780143119098, 9781101558935
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 320,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: April 15th, 2012, will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

People have an endless fascination with the Titanic, yet much of what they know today is a mixture of fact and fiction. 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. From physics to photographs, lawsuits to love stories, Maltin doesn't miss one tidbit surrounding its history. 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.

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