This was a beautifully written and well researched book.
"Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage: The Titanic's First Class Passengers and Their World" is a tremendous book, an unforgettable story wonderfully well told.
Having finished the book, readers like myself feel like they have learned something new on the subject, which is the mark of a great author.
I have read many many books about the Titanic because it has been my lifelong obsession. I thoroughly enjoyed this book because I felt it was accurate and yet made you feel like... Read morePublished 1 month ago by David R. Patton
This book tells a side of the disaster we have not heard before -- the personal side of some of the passengers/survivors. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Susan K.
This was a very interesting book because you learned about the first class passenger's lives before they got on the Titanic, why they got on the Titanic, what happened to then... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lyn Donahue
A factual account of the individuals on the Titanic, a fine piece of fiction expertly intertwined with historical profiles, i.e. Read morePublished 4 months ago by candyss fitzgerald
Instead of imaginary friends (Sorry Leo and Kate), it was refreshing to hear the stories of the survivors and some of those who didn't but left records. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jon B.
The premise of this book is to tell us about the experience of being on the Titanic through the eyes of the first class passengers. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Judith