(EBOOK FREE) [Gilded Lives Fatal Voyage] Author Hugh Brewster

Gilded Lives Fatal VoyageErstanding of what upper class passengers talked about on their the etiuette and dress involved It all proceeded *AS MOST TITANIC STORIES DO TAKE A RANGE OF *most Titanic do take a range of give short intros to their ives before the disaster and then keep their stories running as the clock ticks down to the inevitable sinking I felt that Brewster missed a golden opportunity to examine the Randomized Algorithms Cambridge International Series on Parallel Computation last moments of aegendary means of travel and a time that was about to disappear with the first guns firing in World War OneI was particularly confused by his odd digressions speculating on passengers sexual orientation I think Brewster was trying to make the point about how much moral values have changed passengers sexual orientation I think Brewster was trying to make the point about how much moral values have changed the time since the sinking but that point ultimately had Northanger Abbey little to do with the sinking or Edwardian society and ended up diluting the power and interest of the book s main focusWhile I enjoyed this uick read I remain unsure of who would be interested in reading Gilded Lives Fatal Voyage The dedicated Titanic fan will already be familiar with the scandal of John Jacob Astor s marriage the devotion of the Strauss couple and the dignity of Captain Smith Downton Abbey typesooking for glamour and scandal will not find much to chew on here and very Longman Academic Writing Series 5 little detailThere are aimited number of people and angles you take on the Titanic tragedy and given the depth of media coverage any author would be hard pressed to come up with something new I respect the fact that Brewster was already working from a disadvantage but this book could have been so much If you re interested the author s fluid writing style makes this the kind of book you can pick up one day devote minimal amounts of time and attention and have it easily finished a few days The Japanese Pottery Handbook: Revised Edition later There are hundreds of books about the Titanic disaster but this one touches on the personalives of the rich famous and not so famous first class passengers on the ill fated The Columbia Guide to East African Literature in English Since 1945 (The Columbia Guides to Literature Since 1945) liner It is a different approach from most of the Titanic books I have read and it makes for fascinating readingThe author has done an amazing amount of research and never attempts to insert fiction into the actions of the passengersinstead he uses terms such as it may have then happened that Mrs Astoreft the room but he Reckoning The Epic Battle Against Sexual Abuse and Harassment lets the reader know that it is only a surmise on his part since it cannot be proven that certain things were said and done I appreciated that approachThe characters are complex not alwaysikable sometimes extremely brave but always human in their responses and actions They could not grasp that the unsinkable was indeed sinking and many waited too The Conditions of Agricultural Growth The Economics of Agrarian Change under Population Pressure long to react Others chose to go down with the ship believing in the women and children first credo or the fact that women would noteave their husbands It is a heartbreaking story which does not try to answer the uestion of how did it happen but rather how do humans who have عمارة يعقوبيان lived in theap of Jane Addams luxury all theirives respond to a situation over which they have no control Recommended In February of 1912 twenty four year old Alice Fortune had her palms read while vacationing in Egypt with her family While gazing at her palms the fortune teller proclaimed You are in danger every time you travel on the sea for I see you adrift on the ocean on an open boat You will Harry Potter for Nerds lose everything but yourife You will be saved but others will be The Mindset of Organization: Take Back Your House One Phase at a Time lost Two monthsater Alice her two sisters and mother would ive to tell the story of that fateful night but her father and brother would not survive the icy waters of the North AtlanticThis and hundreds of other stories ike it are retold in Hugh Brewster s Gilded Lives Fatal Voyage The Titanic s First Class Passengers and Their WorldWhile I knew the ending before ever reading the first word this book was an amazing read that I couldn t put down In factlast Sunday I found myself clutching the book and reading in the car on the way to church With a great deal of reluctance I eft the book in the car to continue reading on my way home I must admit I was tempted to sneak the book into the pew in case I got bored with the pastor s sermon And noI was not READING while DRIVING Not since Walter Lord s classic A Night to Remember have I been so captivated by a book on the fabled Titanic This book focuses on the first class passengers and their ives prior to and after the disaster Sort of Downton Abbey meets the Titanic You will meet John Jacob Astor and his young teen bride and many others from the elite wealthy that traveled in first class on the doomed ship I was fascinated to read that many of the survivors were so traumatized by the sinking that it signicantly impacted their post Titanic ives Several survivors committed suicide One young child rescued from the Titanic died at the age of 18 of ptomaine poisoning I would highly recommend this well written and fascinating book to those interested in the Titanic A good book to feature as we approach the 100th anniversary of the tragedy. 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T spot for authors who painstakingly research the beejuzzus out of an historical *event person or era and then manage to present you with all these *person or era and then manage to present you with all these in a fascinating and compelling mannerBrewster does just this You will On Alchemy learn aot that you didn t know about the Titanic And you will be enthralled in the process The details on the ives of the first class passengers their foibles accommodations on the ship etc are just fascinating I bet you didn t know about the foibles accommodations on the ship etc are just fascinating I bet you didn t know about the wealthy female passengers who devoted their time after the sinking to the welfare of the immigrant passengers and continued this involvement throughout their ives Interesting stuff Many fascinating details are revealedHighly recommend There are many books on the Titanic and I have read many of them and many of them repeat what is already commonly known This book is a Star Wars: The Force Awakens little bolder and aittle different Many books have tried to present the stories of Timo l'Aventurier tome 1 lesser known passengers fromower classes or crewmembers this book pulls no punches in saying it will focus mostly on the wealthy passengers and it does that and to good effect It tells the stories of some of the wealthiest and most powerful passengers Politik Luar Negeri Indonesia Di Tengah Pusaran Politik Domestik laying bare how they behaved Some of the names you will know some will be faress familiar but this book does a great job of providing an intimate insider type telling of the experiences of some of these people as each day and hour of the voyage and sinking go along Just because these folks were wealthy and just because many of them were saved does not make their stories unremarkable or uninteresting Some of these people come across as pathetic others as noble and brave others as pure heroic I think in too many books on the Titanic the experiences of the wealthy have been written off simply because they were wealthy and many were saved Even though I have read many books on the Titanic I earned a ot from this book It is a very interesting and worthwhile read on an important aspect of the tragedy Like them or hate them the very wealthy played a L'art d'aimer large role in the voyage and sinking and to fully understand the Titanic you must understand them alsoThe only real problem I had with this book was its small and delicate typeset at age 47 I find my eyes aren t as good as they once were and the particular type used in this book I found a challenge to read The photos also areower uality and not on glossy stock as in many other books and some are small which is a shame because the book includes many Father Browne images not often seen in other books Father Browne s onboard images are some of the best of the very few photos of the ship during the voyage Author Hugh Brewster met Dr Robert Ballard in 1984 when Mr Brewster was the Editorial Director and Publisher of Madison Press Books in Toronto He began working with Ballard to produce the international bestseller The Discovery of the Titanic and subseuently oversaw the creation of Titanic An Illustrated History which inspired James Cameron s epic movie While working on these books and others about the Titanic he became acuainted with the many dedicated knowledgeable Titanic historians and researchers After twenty five years Brewster decided to write Gilded Lives Fatal VoyageDrawing on the information suggestions and photos provided by experts as well as Collins French with Paul Noble - Learn French the Natural Way, Part 3 letters and diaries of the passengers this meticulously researched and documented book gives the reader a fascinating close up view of theives thoughts relationships culture and ast days of the first class passengers who sailed on the ill fated Titanic The decor and accommodations of the Titanic reflected the ifestyles that the wealthy passengers expected during the Edwardian Age Secrets and scandals are revealed as the reader is drawn into this rarified world Many people have expressed thoughts that the tragedy of the Titanic signaled the beginning of the end of the Gilded Age World War I followed and the world of wealth and privilege was forever changedThis book was hard to put down Aside from a few famous names the reader does not know who will survive the sinking until the very end Mr Brewster s postscript provides additional information about what happened to the survivors in the years following the tragedy The book includes some never before published photos that were provided by families of the passengers Gilded Lives Fatal Voyage is an absorbing book for anyone who enjoys reading about the social history of the early 20th Century and about the doomed Titanic I appreciated the author s attempt to focus on one social My Husbands Under Here Somewhere level traveling aboard the Titanic but he seemed to haveittle idea of what to do with the story beyond the initial concept I picked up Lives hoping to Apiculture et dprdateurs des produits de la ruche learn reams of details about Edwardian food fashion parties and travel I wanted toose myself in a book that would make me feel ike a privileged passenger on the TitanicUnfortunately I finished the book without any new und. Raits of her most notable passengers  The intimate atmosphere onboard history’s most famous ship is recreated as never before    Th. .