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Titanic Voices: 63 Survivors Tell Their Extraordinary Stories
The collected memoirs of 63 survivors of the sinking of the Titanic. There were 712 survivors of the Titanic disaster and their horrific experience has captivated readers and movie goers for almost 100 years. But what was it actually like for a woman to say goodbye to her husband? For a mother to leave her teenage sons? For the unlucky many who found themselves in the free ...more
Hardcover, 512 pages
Published March 2012 by Amberley Publishing
(first published January 11th 2012)
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This was slow and heavy to begin with. This account follows those survivors in the order which they disembarked the ship in their varying ways, either through boarding a lifeboat, or in the final moments, leaping from its sides and finding their time had not yet come. It is, at times, repetitive and seemingly impersonal, given that many of the survivors "voices" are from the inquiries following the disaster. It was, however, a fascinating study into the different views and experiences of those o ...more