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Hugh Brewster
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Hugh Brewster has twenty-five years of experience in creating books about the Titanic as an editor, publisher, and writer. He worked with Robert D. Ballard to produce the 1987 international bestseller The Discovery of the Titanic and oversaw the creation of Titanic: An Illustrated History, a book that provided inspiration for James Cameron’s epic movie.  Brewster is also the author of Inside the Titanic, 882 1/2 Amazing Answers to All Your Questions About the Titanic, and Deadly Voyage and has written twelve award-winning books for young readers, including Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, which was chosen as one of the best books... Read More

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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World
Written by Hugh Brewster


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World
Written by Hugh Brewster


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $15.00

April 2012 marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, yet the haunting story of the doomed liner has lost none of its allure. Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage is a fresh take on this everpopular subject through the prism of the lives of the Titanic's first class passengers -... Read more >
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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World
Written by Hugh Brewster


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $26.00

“Brewster’s nuanced account introduces us to a plutocracy frolicking in the sunset of England’s Edwardian era and America’s Gilded Age. He pushes past stereotypes to vividly describe the elite realm on deck”
New York Times Book Review

“You needn’t be an avid Titanic scholar or enthusiast to find this story spellbinding... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
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