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8 edition of To Wake The Dead found in the catalog.

To Wake The Dead

by Richard Laymon

  • 380 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Leisure Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thrillers,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Horror - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8242305M
    ISBN 10084395468X
    ISBN 109780843954685

    Dead Wake, published in , is an account of the sinking of the Lusitania, which led to America's intervention in World War I. Teaching and public speaking Larson has taught non-fiction writing at San Francisco State University, the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars, and the University of Oregon, and he has spoken to audiences from coast to coast. An exploration of the sinking of the Lusitania, Dead Wake is so suspenseful and engaging that Larson actually had me hoping against history that the ship wouldn’t sink. Dramatic, fast-paced, and meticulously researched, Dead Wake will appeal to history lovers of all stripes. Recommended By Rhianna W., (2).

    In his Note to Readers, Erik Larson writes that before researching Dead Wake, he thought he knew "everything there was to know" about the sinking of the Lusitania, but soon realized "how wrong [he] was."What did you know about the Lusitania before reading the book? Did any of Larson's revelations surprise you? After reading Dead Wake, what was your impression of .   Dead Wake stands on its own as a gripping recounting of an episode that still has the power to haunt a reader years later." — Buffalo News "Larson, 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."/5(K).

    Dead Wake Book Summary: #1 New York Times Bestseller From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania On May 1, , with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of . About the Book. NATIONAL BESTSELLER “Fascinating, infuriating, eloquent and cautionary.” —Postmedia. A Globe and Mail, CBC Books and Maclean’s Book of the Year. In the vein of Erik Larson’s Isaac’s Storm and Dead Wake comes an incredible true story of destruction and survival in Newfoundland by one of Canada’s best-known writers.


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His saga of the Chicago Worlds Fair ofTHE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY, was a finalist for the National Book Award, and won an Edgar Award for fact-crime writing, and lingered on various NYT /5(11K). Researching his riveting new book, Dead Wake, Larsen sorted through passenger manifests and correspondence, reconstructing meals, games, wardrobes, and worries of its self-contained world.

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