Titanic: Voices from the Disaster
One hundred years after the tragic sinking of the Titanic, which continues to haunt and thrill readers to this day, critically acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson pieces together the story of that fateful April night, drawing on the voices of real survivors and witnesses. Witnesses such as the stewardess Violet Jessop (who went on to survive the wartime sinking of the Titanic’s sister ship Brittanic), and Captain Arthur Rostron of the Carpathia, which came to the rescue of the doomed ship. Sure to thrill and move readers, this gripping story follows the Titanic and its passengers from the ship’s celebrated launch at Belfast to her cataclysmic icy end. It is packed with heartstopping action, devastating drama, fascinating historical details, quotes and archival photographs on almost every page.