The Midnight Watch: A Novel of the Titanic and the Californian
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As The Titanic And Her Passengers Sank Slowly Into The Atlantic Ocean After Striking An Iceberg Late In The Evening Of April 14, 1912, A Nearby Ship Looked On. Second Officer Herbert Stone, In Charge Of The Midnight Watch On The Ss Californian Sitting Idly A Few Miles North, Saw The Distress Rockets That The Titanic Fired. The Next Morning, The Titanic Was At The Bottom Of The Sea And More Than 1,500 People Were Dead. When They Learned The Extent Of The Tragedy, They Did Everything They Could To Hide Their Role In The Disaster, But Pursued By Newspapermen, Lawyers, And Political Leaders In America And England, Their Terrible Secret Was Eventually Revealed. The Midnight Watch Is A Fictional Telling Of What May Have Occurred That Night On The Ss Californian, And The Resulting Desperation Of Officer Stone And Captain Lord In The Aftermath Of Their Inaction. As The Titanic And Her Passengers Sank Slowly Into The Atlantic Ocean After Striking An Iceberg Late In The Evening Of April 14, 1912, A Nearby Ship Looked On. Eight Distress Rockets Were Fired During The Dark Hours Of The Midnight Watch, And Eight Rockets Were Ignored. The Next Morning, The Titanic Was At The Bottom Of The Sea And More Than 1,500 People Were Dead. Told Not Only From The Perspective Of The Ss Californian Crew, But Also Through The Eyes Of A Family Of Third-class Passengers Who Perished In The Disaster, The Narrative Is Drawn Together By Steadman, A Tenacious Boston Journalist Who Does Not Rest Until The Truth Is Found. Part One -- Part Two -- Eight White Rockets -- Epilogue. David Dyer. First Published In Australia By Penguin Australia--title Page Verso.
Author: Dyer, David.
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication Date: 2016-04-05T00:00:01Z
Quality Rating: 1
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