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The Resource Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania, Erik Larson

Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania, Erik Larson

Label
Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania
Title
Dead wake
Title remainder
the last crossing of the Lusitania
Statement of responsibility
Erik Larson
Title variation
Last crossing of the Lusitania
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is a story that many of us think we know but don't, and Erik Larson tells it thrillingly, switching between hunter and hunted while painting a larger portrait of America at the height of the Progressive Era. Full of glamour and suspense, Dead Wake brings to life a cast of evocative characters, from famed Boston bookseller Charles Lauriat to pioneering female architect Theodate Pope to President Woodrow Wilson, a man lost to grief, dreading the widening war but also captivated by the prospect of new love
Summary
In cinematic terms, this dramatic page-turner is Das Boot meets Titanic. Larson has a wonderful way of creating a very readable, accessible story of a time, place, and event. We get three sides of the global story--the U-boat commander, British Admiralty and President Wilson--but what really elevates this book are the affecting stories of individual crew and passengers. -- Robert Schnell for LibraryReads
Writing style
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
  • Library Journal Best Books 2015
  • ALA Notable Book, 2016.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10403813
Cataloging source
IH7
Dewey number
940.4/514
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1190
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the last crossing of the Lusitania
Label
Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania, Erik Larson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (pages 515-624) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
xiv, 648 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194617
Isbn Type
(large print : softcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration, map
System control number
(OCoLC)904353215
Label
Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania, Erik Larson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (pages 515-624) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
xiv, 648 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194617
Isbn Type
(large print : softcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration, map
System control number
(OCoLC)904353215

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