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Her Name, Titanic

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1998 McGraw Hill hardcover, full number line. ISBN: 9780070492806. Charles R. Pellegrino (Farewell, Titanic: Her Final Legacy).
An Evolutionary biologist and spacecraft consultant, who helped find the Titanic in 1987, takes a look at the sinking compared to the destruction of the Challenger space shuttle.
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Published October 1st 1999 by Bt Bound (first published 1988)
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Phil LeDuc
After reading "The Sleepwalkers" I needed a quick read before starting "Advise and Consent", and this was it. Be forewarned, it's not a straight recounting of the sinking of the Titanic - "A Night to Remember" is still the best of the bunch for that. This is partly stories/vignettes of the sinking and partly a recounting of the discovery of the sunken liner. Pellegrino was part of Robert Ballard's team and so there are extracts from his journals, interviews with Ballard and others, narrative cha ...more
Michael Murdoch
Engagingly haunting - although broken into snippets and articles, the format does not distract from the history lover's yearnings. Moreover, Pellegrino leaves you with the greatest gift a writer can give, he leaves you wanting more.
What an awesome book! Great insights into that terrible night and the finding of the wreckage. I highly recommend to everyone.
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Charles Pellegrino is a scientist working in paleobiology, astronomy, and various other areas; a designer for projects including rockets and nuclear devices (non-military propulsion systems), composite construction materials, and magnetically levitated transportation systems; and a writer. He has been affiliated with Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand National Observatory, Brookhaven N ...more
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