The Resource The midnight watch, David Dyer

The midnight watch, David Dyer

Label
The midnight watch
Title
The midnight watch
Statement of responsibility
David Dyer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sometimes the smallest of human failings can lead to the greatest of disasters. As the Titanic was sinking slowly in the wretchedly cold North Atlantic, she could see the lights of another ship on the horizon. She called for help by Morse lamp and the new Marconi telegraph machine, but there was no response. Just after midnight the Titanic began firing distress rockets. The other ship, the Californian, saw these rockets but didn't come. Why not? When the story of the disaster begins to emerge, it's a question that Boston American reporter John Steadman cannot let go. As soon as he lays eyes on the Californian's captain and second officer, he knows a story lurks behind their version of events. So begins his strange journey towards the truth. Haunted by the fifteen hundred who went to their deaths in those icy waters, and by the loss of his own baby son years earlier, Steadman must either find redemption in the Titanic's tragedy or lose himself. Based on true events, The Midnight Watch is at once a heart-stopping mystery and a deeply knowing novel - about the frailty of men, the strength of women, the capriciousness of fate and the price of loyalty
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
The midnight watch, David Dyer
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The midnight watch, David Dyer
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1643796
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
323 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781926428727
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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