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Wake the dead

Dorothy Simpson

Wake the dead

by Dorothy Simpson

  • 342 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Thanet, Luke (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Police -- England -- Fiction,
    • Large type books

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDorothy Simpson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6069.I422 W35 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination356 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages356
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1735980M
      ISBN 101560546077
      LC Control Number92041006
      OCLC/WorldCa27035288

      About the Book. NATIONAL BESTSELLER “Fascinating, infuriating, eloquent and cautionary.” —Postmedia. A Globe and Mail, CBC Books and Maclean’s Book of the Year. In the vein of Erik Larson’s Isaac’s Storm and Dead Wake comes an incredible true story of destruction and survival in Newfoundland by one of Canada’s best-known writers.   Dead Wake stands on its own as a gripping recounting of an episode that still has the power to haunt a reader years later." — Buffalo News "Larson, who was once described as "an historian with a novelist's soul," has written a book which combines the absorbing tenor of fiction with the realities of history."/5(K).

      An exploration of the sinking of the Lusitania, Dead Wake is so suspenseful and engaging that Larson actually had me hoping against history that the ship wouldn’t sink. Dramatic, fast-paced, and meticulously researched, Dead Wake will appeal to history lovers of all stripes. Recommended By /5(2). Full of glamour and suspense,Dead Wake brings to life a cast of evocative characters, from famed Boston bookseller Charles Lauriat to pioneering female architect Theodate Pope to President Woodrow Wilson, a man lost to grief, dreading the widening war but also captivated by the prospect of new love.4/5(K).

      The Dead Wake Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you. Dead Wake Book Summary: #1 New York Times Bestseller From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania On May 1, , with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children and infants.


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