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The Girl Who Came Home: A Titanic Novel
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May 1, 2012
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May 31, 2012
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Barbara Folk
Jul 25, 2012 Barbara Folk rated it really liked it
I really did like this book a lot. There were moments in the book where the feeling was visceral, including the waiting families. The descriptions, especially in these instances, focus on the the minutiae of daily life, which is the type of thing I think about when something goes wrong. How you're going to go home and look at the pillows where someone will never lay their head, for example. Or what you'll do with that gift you had waiting for them.

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Shannon
Mar 24, 2013 Shannon rated it liked it
This was an enjoyable and sweet story, but the frequent grammatical errors were very distracting. If this were more well edited, it could be quite a good book!
Amanda
May 15, 2012 Amanda rated it really liked it
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Thoroughly enjoyable book. Started off a bit slow, but as the characters developed and I fell in love with them I found the story to be a real tear-jerker. Having not read anything about the Titanic or seen the movie I was totally mesmerized by the sheer enormity of both the ship and the tragedy of it's sinking.
Leslie
Jun 15, 2015 Leslie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book. A fictional tale based on lots of historic details.
Britney
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Diane
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Megan Tiscareno
Apr 28, 2012 Megan Tiscareno marked it as to-read
Ann
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Amanda
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Penster
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