Riveting account of this maritime disaster that also, give a vivid portrait of the times.Published 2 months ago by Karen Esibill
I purchased the Kindle edition of this book. I was really looking forward to reading it, and had it on my wish list for a few months. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lori loves history!
well written account of a horrible tragedy. very human and very sad. still, there were many lessons learned from this tragedy and hopefully those lessons will never again be... Read morePublished 4 months ago by panda princess
Exhausting, exasperating! I trod through the first uninteresting 100 pages of this 312 page book and literally nothing of the "Tragedy of the Steamboat General Slocum" had... Read morePublished 4 months ago by C. Michael Hiam
As someone who often reads historical accounts of disasters I have seen many references to the General Slocum fire. Read morePublished 7 months ago by C. A. B.
The author brings the tragedy of the General Slocum to life .You feel like you are in New York at the turn of the century and reading about it from one of the many daily newspapersPublished 8 months ago by Paul LScauzillo
Another major, yet unknown, piece of history for NYC. a good read. There is a plaque by the Triboro Bridge which is probably ignored more often than not.Published 15 months ago by Casadei
I am a fan of history and I gave the book a rating of 4 stars because the story of the General Slocum got me involved to the point that I wanted to yell out "Don't Go" to... Read morePublished on December 20, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I wanted this book for a long time. It is a little costly compared to some... but had great reviews. I did think it was a good book... well written and a tragic story. Read morePublished on August 5, 2012 by Michael Berger