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life-boat story

Patrick Howarth

life-boat story

by Patrick Howarth

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Published by Routledge and K. Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Royal National Life-Boat Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck (Great Britain).,
  • Life-saving -- Great Britain.,
  • Life-boats.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 180-181.

    StatementWith a foreword by H.R.H. the Duchess of Kent.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19521937M

    Jane’s Story: Books are a Lifeboat Written by The Reader, 26th July Jane has been a member of a Book Break, a Get Into Reading Group in Kensington and Chelsea, for a number of years, and found it to be a life-line during difficult times. In his book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick argues that an “authoritarian” leadership style is useful in the early stages of a disaster, but a “social” style becomes more important over time. Does this dynamic fully explain the power struggle in .

    In his book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick argues that an "authoritarian" leadership style is useful in the early stages of a disaster, but a "social" style becomes more important over time. Does this dynamic fully explain the power struggle in . NPR coverage of Lifeboat No. 8: An Untold Tale of Love, Loss, and Surviving the Titanic by Elizabeth Kaye. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.

      Lifeboat p. S. & S. Sept. notes. photos. and documented source notes for a significant amount of the book’s dialogue. VERDICT This stirring novel-in-verse based on a true story is an edge-of-your-seat survival tale, an extensively researched work of . OCLC Number: Notes: Previous edition: Great Britain: Royal National Life-Boat Institution, Cover title. Description: 54 pages: illustrations (some.


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