It's an historical novel and was most certainly a fun, engaging read, although somewhat maudlin at times.
There are two really interesting aspects to this book, the tennis careers of the two main characters and the story of the Titanic.
Also, the characters are very well thought out and vivid, as is their experience with this well documented tragedy.
Hate to admit it .. but I don't finish many books. This book I couldn't put down. I was given this book and thought I'd end up reading it to my daughter, but I loved it so much I... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Laura A. Taillon
Dick Williams was tentative about facing Karl Behr. Playing tennis was one things, but looking at him might trigger something in him that he no longer wanted to think about. Read morePublished 16 months ago by D. Fowler
The book is written in a way that holds your interest even though it is an account of a disaster.Published 20 months ago by Daisy
There is still a fascination about the Titanic sinking. Seeing these two tennis players lives entertained was interesting
I would recommend to any history buff.
This book is the perfect length and has the flowing subject matter to make it the perfect vacation read. You don't have to know a lot about tennis to enjoy this story. Read morePublished on August 28, 2012 by S. Fogleman
My favorite part about the book is learning about an era of tennis from which there isn't really much visual evidence in terms of film footage, etc. Read morePublished on July 1, 2012 by josiane henry
Titanic: The Tennis Story describes such an incredible (true) tale of survival and destiny that it's hard to believe the saga is not more widely known. Read morePublished on April 27, 2012 by Cynthia Cantrell
I thought this was positively charming. I wasn't a big Titanic or Tennis nut going in and was really surprised by how engaged it kept me the whole way thru. Read morePublished on April 3, 2012 by Periwinkle Blue
If you love sports history, drama, and romance - this is the book for you. I finished this book in two days because I couldn't put it down. A must read!!Published on April 3, 2012 by Rachel