Life: Titanic 100 Years Later: The Epic Disaster Remembered - in Words and Pictures

Author(s): Editors of Life

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One hundred years ago, a ship thought to be indestructible suffered the ill fate to strike an iceberg during its maiden voyage across the North Atlantic. The unthinkable occurred, and the Titanic went to the bottom. What happened on that cold and inky night has haunted and entranced us ever since. Goodness knows, there have been other disasters - far too many disasters. But as the initial reception to "Titanic", the most popular movie ever, just now being re-released in 3-D, proves: There has never been a disaster that so captivates the human imagination as that of the sinking of the Titanic. Now, on the 100th anniversary of "the night to remember," "LIFE" revisits this awesome human drama. Heroism is involved, and hubris. Romance and recrimination. A thousand stories spiralling outward - and all of them told in this commemorative "LIFE book", in words and pictures.


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The editors at LIFE vigorously carry on the traditions of excellence in photography, in journalism, and in telling the story of our country and our world which began with LIFE magazine in 1936 by founding editor and publisher, Henry R. Luce. They have published books on a broad range of subjects, including New York Times bestsellers "One Nation," "LIFE Picture Puzzle" and "The American Journey of Barack Obama."

General Fields

  • : 9781603202138
  • : Time Inc Home Entertaiment
  • : Time Inc Home Entertaiment
  • : 1.179
  • : March 2012
  • : 302mm X 273mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Editors of Life
  • : Hardback
  • : 363.123091631
  • : 144
  • : 100 photos