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The Resource A night to remember : the classic account of the final hours of the Titanic, Walter Lord

A night to remember : the classic account of the final hours of the Titanic, Walter Lord

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A night to remember : the classic account of the final hours of the Titanic
Title
A night to remember
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the classic account of the final hours of the Titanic
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Walter Lord
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Language
eng
Summary
One hundred years ago, the mightiest 'unsinkable' ship began her maiden voyage to cross the Atlantic. An engineering feat eleven stories high, the Titanic contained a list of passengers collectively worth $250 million when she left port on April 10, 1912, but she would never reach her destination. The Titanic collided with an iceberg on the night of April 14, and 1,500 people died in the freezing waters as the ship met her watery grave. Spectacular in many ways, it's a story that has spurred legends and still sends shivers down the spine a century later. This minute-by-minute account of the sinking is based on over twenty years of research, and offers amazing detail of that fateful night. Read by Martin Jarvis, it's a riveting account of one of the world's biggest maritime disasters and the behavior of the passengers and crew. Some sacrificed their lives, while others fought like animals for their own survival. Wives beseeched husbands to join them in lifeboats; gentlemen went taut-lipped to their deaths in full evening dress; and hundreds of steerage passengers, trapped below decks, sought help in vain. From the initial distress flares to the struggles of those left adrift for hours in freezing waters, this audiobook brings that moonlit night in 1912 to life for a new generation of listeners
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Recounts the demise of the "unsinkable" Titanic, the massive luxury liner that housed extravagances such as a French "sidewalk cafe" and a grand staircase, but failed to provide enough lifeboats for the 2,207 passengers on board
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10081400
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Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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1917-2002
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Lord, Walter
Dewey number
909
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950
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other
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Read by Martin Jarvis
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Jarvis, Martin
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True
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Shipwrecks
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adult
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the classic account of the final hours of the Titanic
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Label
A night to remember : the classic account of the final hours of the Titanic, Walter Lord
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  • sz
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rdacarrier.
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent.
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MWT11397812
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 03 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780792786573
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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audio
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rdamedia.
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  • s
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digital.
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MWT11397812
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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11397812
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
A night to remember : the classic account of the final hours of the Titanic, Walter Lord
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • sz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11397812
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 03 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792786573
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11397812
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11397812
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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