101 Things You Thought You Knew about the Titanic... But Didn't!

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9780957139008: 101 Things You Thought You Knew about the Titanic... But Didn't!

'Tim Maltin has done a fine job of dispelling the myths that have attached themselves to the Titanic saga since the great vessel disappeared beneath the surface of the North Atlantic in the spring of 1912. Carefully researched and meticulously detailed, this book is a worthy addition to the library of anyone who has even a passing interest in the Titanic disaster.' - George Behe, Vice President, Titanic Historical Society 1992-1996

People have an endless fascination with the Titanic, yet much of what they know today is a mixture of fact and fiction. In one hundred and one brief and engaging chapters, Tim Maltin, one of the foremost experts on the Titanic, reveals the truth behind the most common beliefs about the ship and the night it sank. From physics to photographs, lawsuits to love stories, Maltin doesn't miss one tidbit surrounding its history. Heavily researched and filled with detailed descriptions, quotes from survivors, and excerpts from the official inquiries, this book is guaranteed to make readers rethink everything they thought they knew about the legendary ship and its tragic fate.

'Tim Maltin has addressed the many questions and myths that have arisen over Titanic but he has gone one further than the average author in that he has brought forth the testimony of the people who were there, coupled with the latest research to back up his work. Maltin's book is a must for any Titanic enthusiast's collection.' - Bruce Beveridge, Founder, Titanic Research and Modeling Association

'For once we have a book that addresses some of myths and popular legends that have propagated down the years and been repeated in books, articles, movies, TV documentaries, and most recently on the internet. It is well written with many references to the direct evidence presented first hand by those who were there at the formal inquiries that followed the disaster back in 1912.' - Sam Halpern, Titanic researcher and author

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Tim Maltin is a British author, historian and TV presenter.  He is also one of the world's leading experts on the Titanic and the author of three books on the subject, including 101 Things You Thought You Knew About The Titanic...But Didn't!,Titanic: First Accounts, both published by Penguin, and his latest book Titanic: A Very Deceiving Night, which is the subject of his Smithsonian Channel documentary Titanic's Final Mystery and National Geographic film, Titanic: Case Closed.  Tim is also a TV presenter and broadcaster, writing and presenting the above documentaries, as well as the landmark BBC Radio 2 live broadcast, Titanic, Minute by Minute, which he co-wrote and presented with Jeremy Vine, for Titanic's centenary.  His style is debunking myths of famous events in history and communicating the true facts in each case in a popular, accessible and engaging way.  Tim works in London and lives in Wiltshire with his wife and two children.

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