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The Resource Dead wake : The Last Crossing of the Lusitania., Erik Larson, (electronic resource)

Dead wake : The Last Crossing of the Lusitania., Erik Larson, (electronic resource)

Label
Dead wake : The Last Crossing of the Lusitania.
Title
Dead wake
Title remainder
The Last Crossing of the Lusitania.
Statement of responsibility
Erik Larson
Title variation
Last crossing of the Lusitania
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children and infants. The passengers were surprisingly at ease, even though Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone. For months, German U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic. But the Lusitania was one of the era's great transatlantic "Greyhounds"—the fastest liner then in service—and her captain, William Thomas Turner, placed tremendous faith in the gentlemanly strictures of warfare that for a century had kept civilian ships safe from attack. Germany, however, was determined to change the rules of the game, and Walther Schwieger, the captain of Unterseeboot-20,..
Summary
The author of <i>In the Garden of Beasts</i> presents a 100th-anniversary chronicle of the sinking of the<i>Lusitania</i> that discusses the factors that led to the tragedy and the contributions of such figures as President Wilson, bookseller Charles Lauriat and architect Theodate Pope Riddle
Writing style
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2015.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2016.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10403813
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Larson, Erik
Dewey number
940.4514
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1190
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nonfiction
  • History
  • Military
Target audience
adult
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the last crossing of the Lusitania
Label
Dead wake : The Last Crossing of the Lusitania., Erik Larson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D27E76FC-6AA4-488C-AB08-7692320ED585
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780553446753
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D27E76FC-6AA4-488C-AB08-7692320ED585
Label
Dead wake : The Last Crossing of the Lusitania., Erik Larson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D27E76FC-6AA4-488C-AB08-7692320ED585
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780553446753
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D27E76FC-6AA4-488C-AB08-7692320ED585

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