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The Resource Every man for himself, Beryl Bainbridge

Every man for himself, Beryl Bainbridge

Label
Every man for himself
Title
Every man for himself
Statement of responsibility
Beryl Bainbridge
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • On Wednesday, April 10, 1912, the RMS Titanic left Southampton on her maiden voyage to New York. Four days later, half an hour before midnight, she struck an iceberg. By 2 a.m. the last lifeboat had rowed frantically away. Minutes later the great ship sank. Fifteen hundred people had lost their lives. Every Man for Himself recaptures those four crucial days at the end of the Belle Epoque. J. Pierpont Morgan's nephew, en route to New York, has booked passage on the
  • world's most luxurious ocean liner. His companions include a host of Guggenheims, Vanderbilts, and upper crust fellow travelers. It is a voyage of black-tie dining and moonlight serenades, of illicit romances and reserved travelers with shadowy pasts. The young Morgan soon finds his destiny linked to those of his shipmates, memorable personalities all, as the great ship sails toward her fate. But the Titanic's destiny may not be unknown to everyone on board: just hours
  • before tragedy strikes, one of the passengers is heard to remark, "Have you not yet learned that it's every man for himself?" Bainbridge vividly recreates each scene of the voyage, from the suspicious fire in the Number 10 coal boiler, to the champagne and crystal of the first-class public rooms, to that terrible midnight chaos in the frigid North Atlantic. This remarkable, haunting tale confirms Bainbridge as a consummate observer of human behavior and the human
  • condition
Cataloging source
DLC
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1932-2010
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Bainbridge, Beryl
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
7.0
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Titanic (Steamship)
  • Shipwrecks
Label
Every man for himself, Beryl Bainbridge
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm35174918
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Carroll and Graf edition.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780786703494
Lccn
96032518
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35174918
  • (Sirsi) a569492
Label
Every man for himself, Beryl Bainbridge
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm35174918
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Carroll and Graf edition.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780786703494
Lccn
96032518
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35174918
  • (Sirsi) a569492

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