Had the author cross-checked his information in this slender volume, he would have discovered these errors.
Instead I read about many things that just didn't matter to me, such as the story of the band on the ship, and how different memorials we're designed and built.
I have read so many books on the subject of the Titanic that while I may not be an expert on the Titanic, I know enough to spot a fish tale.
Very educational book and a good resource for any Titanic buff. A good addition to any Titanic library. A+ A+Published 18 months ago by red96mustang
April 15, 2012, marks a sad centennial: the sinking of the Titanic. Interest has never waned in this preventable tragedy, and John Maxtone-Graham's nonfiction "Titanic Tragedy"... Read morePublished on July 25, 2012 by Jo Ann Butler
I have read previous works by this author and they have always been excellent books. What disappoints this time is that there is absolutely no reference to eaither the discovery of... Read morePublished on June 11, 2012 by Michael G. Venaccio
To me it is the best book on the trial ever published. Detailed, minucious up the point to become heavy.......but invites to reread the most interesting parts.Published on June 5, 2012 by Mario
I can only surmise that this book was written to cash in on the flurry of books and other items that commemorate the centenial of the Titanic's first and last voyage. Read morePublished on April 24, 2012 by Crabby Abby
I ordered this thinking I would read about new things discovered in the chain of events that lead to the disaster. Read morePublished on April 24, 2012 by Matthew83128
Maxtone-Graham's language is curious...both archaic and arch and effortless too, as he leads his readers (sometimes by the hand, sometimes by the elbow) from scene to scene,... Read morePublished on April 20, 2012 by Jessica Willis
This is a very informative book. I enjoyed reading about the shipyard where the Titanic was constructed and where the Titanic was docked in Southampton. Read morePublished on April 2, 2012 by Gary J. Cumming