HOW TO SURVIVE THE TITANIC:
or The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay
When the Titanic hit the iceberg on April 14, 1912, and a 1,000 men prepared to die, J. Bruce Ismay, the ship’s owner and inheritor of the White Star Line fortune, jumped into a lifeboat with the women and children and rowed away to safety. Frances Wilson explores the reasons behind Ismay’s jump and his desperate need to find a way of living with lost honour.
Paperback, 352 pages