Walter Lord





Walter Lord


Born
in Baltimore, Maryland, The United States
October 08, 1917

Died
March 19, 2002

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Walter Lord was an American author, best known for his documentary-style non-fiction account, A Night to Remember, about the sinking of the RMS Titanic.

In 2009, Jenny Lawrence edited and published The Way It Was: Walter Lord on His Life and Books.

Average rating: 4.04 · 25,161 ratings · 1,761 reviews · 31 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Night to Remember

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Day of Infamy

4.09 avg rating — 3,289 ratings — published 1957 — 34 editions
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The Night Lives On

4.01 avg rating — 1,452 ratings — published 1985 — 15 editions
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The Miracle of Dunkirk

3.96 avg rating — 2,089 ratings — published 1982 — 22 editions
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Incredible Victory: The Bat...

4.31 avg rating — 1,115 ratings — published 1967 — 18 editions
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Lonely Vigil: Coastwatchers...

4.13 avg rating — 365 ratings — published 1977 — 10 editions
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A Time to Stand

3.94 avg rating — 329 ratings — published 1961 — 7 editions
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The Dawn's Early Light

3.95 avg rating — 235 ratings — published 1972 — 10 editions
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The Good Years: From 1900 t...

4.01 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 1960 — 15 editions
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The Miracle of Dunkirk: The...

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More books by Walter Lord…
“Even against the greatest of odds, there is something in the human spirit - a magic blend of skill, faith, and valor - that can lift men from certain defeat to incredible victory.”
Walter Lord, Incredible Victory: The Battle of Midway

“Overriding everything else, the Titanic also marked the end of a general feeling of confidence.”
Walter Lord, A Night to Remember

“The night was a magnificent confirmation of "women and children first," yet somehow the loss rate was higher for Third Class children than First Class men.”
Walter Lord, A Night to Remember

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