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4.00135317997294 out of 54.00135317997294 out of 54.00135317997294 out of 54.00135317997294 out of 54.00135317997294 out of 5 4.00 (739 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Deborah Hopkinson Narrator: Mark Bramhall, Peter Altschuler Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Early morning on April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic, on her glorious maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, sank after striking an iceberg in the North Atlantic. Thus the ship declared to be unsinkable was lost in one of the most infamous tragedies in history. Even now, a century later, the events surrounding the Titanic continue to haunt and intrigue us.

Critically acclaimed author Deobrah Hopkinson weaves together the voices of Titanic survivors and witnesses to the disaster to bring the horrors of that terrible night to life. there’s nine year old Frankie Goldsmith; Violet Jessop, a young stewardess; Jack Thayer, an American high school senior; Colonel Archibald Gracie, a well-to-do gentleman; William Murdoch, a brave seaman; Charlotte Collyer, a younger mother on her way to start a new life; and many others

Their recollections are filled with heart-stopping action, devastating drama, and fascinating historical details. Now, the saga of the Titanic is told in a brand new way, the stories of the survivors capturing the fateful voyage, from the majestic liner’s celebrated launch in Belfast to her cataclysmic icy end and the Carpathia’s rescue of the survivors.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Hopkinson puts a human face on the Titanic’s sinking in this riveting nonfiction chronicle of the ship’s collision with an iceberg and the tragic aftermath.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “An absorbing and richly satisfying read.”

    School Library Journal

  • “A thorough and absorbing recreation of the ill-fated voyage.”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Berta | 11/6/2016

    " My son wanted to read a book about the Titanic and decided to listen to this book. He really liked this audiobook. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Christiana | 2/19/2014

    " I like how this audio was done! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Frances | 2/16/2014

    " This is a succinct account of the Titanic disaster that nicely straddles the line between telling the facts and telling the story. The audio readers do an adequate job. 3.5 stars. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Erin Sterling | 2/7/2014

    " Deborah Hopkinson is a great nonfiction writer for youth. Titanic: Vocies from the Disaster is no exception--goes over what happened with a focus on actual photos and primary source voices through letters and characters. Excellent for those middle and high schoolers who are still obsessed with the Titanic. "

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