How to Survive the Titanic

How to Survive the Titanic

Or the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay

Streaming Audiobook - 2011
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On thenight of April 14, 1912, while the Titanic was sinking, Bruce J. Ismay, the ship's owner, made a decision that would save his life. Ismay boarded a lifeboat meant for women and children. Branded a coward, he became a flesh-and-blood embodiment of Joseph Conrad's legendary character, Lord Jim. How to Survive the Titanic interweaves numerous historical accounts and sources with insights drawn from Conrad's novels. Unlike other survivors, this pivotal figure never spoke about the Titanic.
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : Made available through hoopla, 2011.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781611204278
1611204275
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 18 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: Sachs, Robin 1951-2013.
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Janice21383
Feb 12, 2013

J. Bruce Ismay is often tagged as a villain. In How to Survive the Titanic, he comes across more as one of Edward Gorey's doleful characters. Robin Sach's voice gives the story some dignity.

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