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A Night To Remember

by Walter Lord

Paperback, 182 pages, Henry Holt & Co, List Price: $14.99 |


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Recounts the demise of the "unsinkable" Titanic, the massive luxury liner that housed extravagances such as a French "sidewalk cafe" and a grand staircase, but failed to provide enough lifeboats for the 2,207 passengers on board.

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"When there is danger, when there is destruction, we kind of feel like we're on the edge of life, fully alive, and that can really bring out some strong prose," says author Mitchell Zuckoff. iStockphoto hide caption

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Travel Disasters Bring Out The Best, The Worst ... And The Cannibalism

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