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ඝ Hardcover Download [ Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania ] ⚧ E-Pub Author Erik Larson ⚵

ඝ Hardcover Download [ Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania ] ⚧ E-Pub Author Erik Larson ⚵ ඝ Hardcover Download [ Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania ] ⚧ E-Pub Author Erik Larson ⚵ An Best Book of the Month for March 2015 On May 1st, 1915 the Lusitania set sail on its final voyage That it was sunk by a German U boat will be news to fewand Larsons challenge is to craft a historical narrative leading up to the thrilling, if known, conclusion, building anticipation in his readers along the way To his credit, he makes the task look easy Focusing on the politics of WWI, on nautical craftsmanship and strategy, and on key players in the eventual attack and sinking of the fast, comfortable, and beloved Lusitania, Larson once again illustrates his gift for seducing us with history and giving it a human face Dead Wake puts readers right aboard the famous Cunard liner and keeps them turning the pages until the books final, breathless encounter Chris SchluepFinalist for the Washington State Book Award History General Non fictionA Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2015A St Louis Post Dispatch Best Book of 2015A Miami Herald Favorite Book of 2015BookTrib s Best Narrative Nonfiction Book of 2015 1 History Biography Book in the 2015 Goodreads Choice AwardsA LibraryReadsTop Ten Book of 2015 A Library JournalTop Ten Book of 2015 A KirkusBest Book of 2015 An IndigoBest Book of 2015Larson is one of the modern masters of popular narrative nonfictiona resourceful reporter and a subtle stylist who understands the tricky art of Edward Scissorhands ing narrative strands into a pleasing storyAn entertaining book about a great subject, and it will do much to make this seismic event resonate for new generations of readers The New York Times Book ReviewLarson is an old hand at treating nonfiction like high dramaHe knows how to pick details that have maximum soapy potential and then churn them down until they foam and has an eye for haunting, unexploited detail The New York TimesIn his gripping new examination of the last days of what was then the fastest cruise ship in the world, Larson brings the past stingingly aliveHe draws upon telegrams, war logs, love letters, and survivor depositions to provide the intriguing details, things I didn t know I wanted to knowThrilling, dramatic and powerful.NPRLarson is a journalist who writes non fiction books that read like novels, real page turners This one is no exception I had known a lot about the Titanic but little about the Lusitania This filled in those gaps this one is pretty damned good Thoroughly engrossing.George R.R MartinThis enthralling and richly detailed account demonstrates that there was far going on beneath the surface than is generally knownLarson s account of the Lusitania s sinking is the most lucid and suspenseful yet written, and he finds genuine emotional power in the unlucky confluences of forces, large and achingly small, that set the stage for the ship s agonizing final moments The Washington PostUtterly engrossingExpertly ratcheting up the tensionLarson puts us on board with these people it s page turning history, breathing with life The Seattle TimesLarson has a gift for transforming historical re creations into popular recreations, and Dead Wake is no exception He provides first rate suspense, a remarkable achievement given that we already know how this is going to turn outThe tension, in the reader s easy chair, is unbearable The Boston GlobeBoth terrifying and enthralling As the two vessels stumble upon each other, the story almost takes on the narrative pulse of Jawsthe sinking was impossible and inevitable at the same time At no point do you root for the shark, but Larson s incredible detail pulls you under and never lets you go Entertainment WeeklyErik Larson has made a career out of turning history into best sellers that read as urgently as thrillersA meticulous master of non fiction suspense USA Today Larson vividly captures the disaster and the ship s microcosm, in which the second class seems appealing than the first The New Yorker Larson is a superb storyteller and a relentless research houndLev Grossman, TIME Larson proves his mettle again as a weaver of tales of navet, calumny and intrigue He engagingly sketches life aboard the liner and amply describes the powers political situations The panorama Mr Larson surveys is impressive, as is the breadth of his research and the length of his bibliography He cant miss engaging readers with the curious cast of characters, this ship of fools, and his accounting of the sinking itself and the survivors ordeals are the stuff of nightmares Washington TimesReaders looking for a swift, emotionally engaging account of one of history s great sea disasters will find Dead Wake grimly exhilarating Larson is an exceptionally skilled storyteller, and his tick tock narrative, which cuts between the Lusitania, U 20 and the political powers behind them, is pitch perfect The Richmond Times Dispatch Larson so brilliantly elucidates the Lusitania s fate in Dead Wake, his detailed forensic and utterly engrossing account of the Lusitania s last voyageYes, we know how the story of the Lusitania ends, but there s still plenty of white knuckle tension In Dead Wake, he delivers such a marvelously thorough investigation of the ship s last week that it practically begs Hollywood blockbuster treatment The Toronto Globe MailLarson s nimble, exquisitely researched tale puts you dead centerLarson deftly pulls off the near magical feat of taking a foregone conclusion and conjuring a tale that s suspenseful, moving and altogether riveting Dallas Morning NewsWith each revelation from Britain and America, with each tense, claustrophobic scene aboard U 20, the German sub that torpedoed the ship, with each vignette from the Lusitania, Larson s well paced narrative ratchets the suspense His eye for the ironic detail keen, his sense of this time period perceptive, Larson spins a sweeping tale that gives the Lusitaniaits due attention His book may well send Leonardo DiCaprio chasing its film rights San Francisco ChronicleAn expertly crafted tale of individual and corporate hubris, governmental intrigue and cover up, highlighting a stunning series of conincidences and miscalculations that ultimately placed the Lusitania in the direct path of the catastrophic strike Larson s pacing is impeccable The Miami Herald Larson has a gift for finding the small, personal details that bring history to lifeHis depiction of the sinking of the ship, and the horrific 18 minutes between the time it was hit and the time it disappeared, is masterly, moving between strange, touching details Columbus DispatchIn the hands of a lesser craftsman, the fascinating story of the last crossing of the Lusitania might risk being bogged down by dull character portraits, painstaking technical analyses of submarine tactics or the minutiae of WWI era global politics Not so with Erik LarsonLarson wrestles these disparate narratives into a unified, coherent story and so creates a riveting account of the Lusitania s ending and the beginnings of the U.S s involvement in the war Pittsburgh Post GazetteIn your mind, the sinking of the luxury liner Lusitania may be filed in a cubbyholeAfter reading Erik Larson s impressive reconstruction of the Lusitania s demise, you re going to need a much bigger cubbyholeLarson s book is a work of carefully sourced nonfiction, not a novelization, but it has a narrative sweep and miniseries pacing that make it highly entertaining as well as informative Milwaukee Journal SentinelLarson breathes life into narrative history like few writers working today Minneapolis Star TribuneNow the tragic footnote to a global conflagration, the history of the Lusitania s final voyage is worthy of the pathos and narrative artistry Erik Larson brings to Dead WakeReader s of Larson s previous nonfiction page turnerswill not be disappointed He s an excellent scene setter and diligent researcher who tells the story with finesse and suspense NewsdayThe story of the Lusitania s sinking by a German U boat has been told before, but Larson s version features new details and the gripping immediacy he s famous for PeopleWe can t wait for the James Cameron version of Erik Larson s Dead Wake New York MagazineLarsonlong ago mastered the art of finding overlooked and faded curiosities and converting them into page turning popular histories Here, again, he manages the same trick Christian Science MonitorFans of Erik Larson s narrative nonfiction have trusted that whatever tale he chooses to tell, they ll find it compelling Dead Wake proves them rightHistory at its harrowing best New York Daily NewsA quickly paced, imminently readable exploration of an old story you may only half know Arkansas Democratic GazetteWe all know how the story ends, but Larson still makes you want to turn the pages, and turn them quickly What makes the story, is that Larson takes a few main characters the Lusitania s Captain William Thomas Turner, President Woodrow Wilson, U boat Captain Walther Schweiger, Boston bookseller Charles Lauriat, architect Theodate Pope, and a few minor ones and weaves them together towards the inevitable and tragic conclusion Larson has done his research The number of details and anecdotes that he has managed to cobble together are fascinating in themselves Foreign PolicyLarson turns this familiar tale into a finely written elegy on the contingency of war Maclean s MagazineLarson is a master storyteller and quickens the pace as target and attackers hurtle toward their inevitable, deadly rendezvous The suspense builds because readers care about his fully formed characters, and its not always clear who will live and who will die SalonBecause Larson has such a sense of story, when he gets to the tragedy itself, the book hums along in vivid form You feel, viscerally, what it s like to be on a sinking ship, and the weight of life lost that day The fact that this is coming through a page turner history book, where all the figures and details reveal an impeccable eye and thorough research, is just one of the odd pleasures of Larson s writing.Flavorwire Larson thrillingly chronicles the liners last voyage He draws upon a wealth of sources for his subject telegrams, wireless messages, survivor depositions, secret intelligence ledgers, a submarine captains war log, love letters, admiralty and university archives, even morgue photos of Lusitania victims Filled with revealing political, military and social information, Larsons engrossing Dead Wake is, at its heart, a benediction for the 1,198 souls lost at sea Tampa Bay TimesLarson, an authority on nonfiction accounts, expounds on our primary education, putting faces to the disaster and crafting an intimate portrait in Dead Wake A lover of history will get so close to the storythat it is hard not to feel as if you are on board with new friends Fort Worth Star TelegramIn a well paced narrative, Larson reveals the forces large and small, natural and man made, coincidental and intentional, that propelled the Lusitaniato its fatal rendezvousLarson s description of the moments and hours that followed the torpedo s explosive impact is riveting Dead Wake stands on its own as a gripping recounting of an episode that still has the power to haunt a reader 100 years later Buffalo NewsLarson, 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 The Toronto Sun Larson shows that narrative history can let us have it both ways great drama wedded to rigorous knowledge The German torpedoing of the great ship 100 years ago was almost as deadly as the Titanic sinking, and far world changing Larson makes it feel as immediate and contingent as the present day NY Mag s Vulture.comThe bestselling author of The Devil in the White City and Thunderstruck puts his mastery of penning parallel narratives on display as he tells the tale of the sinking of the Lusitania by a German submarine, building an ever growing sense of dread as the two vessels draw closer to their lethal meetingHe goes well beyond what s taught in history classes to offer insights into British intelligence and the dealings that kept the ship from having the military escort so many passengers expected to protect itBy piecing together how politics, economics, technology, and even the weather combined to produce an event that seemed both unlikely and inevitable, he offers a fresh look at a world shaking disaster The Onion A V ClubAn intriguing, entirely engrossing investigation into a legendary disaster Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewFactual and personal to a high degree, the narrative reads like a grade A thriller Booklist, starred review Larson has always shown a brilliant ability to unearth the telling details of a story and has the narrative chops to bring a historical moment vividly alive But in his new book, Larson simply outdoes himselfWhat is most compelling about Dead Wakeis that, through astonishing research, Larson gives us a strong sense of the individualspassengers and crewaboard the Lusitania, heightening our sense of anxiety as we realize that some of the people we have come to know will go down with the ship A story full of ironies and what ifs, Dead Wakeis a tour de force of narrative history BookPage, Top PickWith a narrative as smooth as the titular passenger liner, Larson delivers a riveting account of one of the most tragic events of WWIA blunt reminder that war is, at its most basic, a matter of life and death Publishers Weekly Once again, Larson transforms a complex event into a thrilling human interest story This suspenseful account will entice readers of military and maritime history along with lovers of popular history Library JournalCritically acclaimed master of narrative nonfiction Erik Larson has produced a thrilling account of the principals and the times surrounding this tumultuous event in world historyAfter an intimate look at the passengers, and soon to be victims, who board in New York despite the warning of unrestricted warfare from the German embassy, Larson turns up the pace with shorter and shorter chapters alternating between the hunted and the hunter until the actual shot All in all a significant story Well told Florida Times Unionthe tension mounts page by page and the reading of Dead Wake becomes a very cinematic experience Summit Daily From the Hardcover edition. 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    • Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
    • 4.2
    • 472
    • Hardcover
    • 450 pages
    • B00N6PD3GE
    • Erik Larson
    • English
    • 26 January 2017

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