The Night Lives on by Walter Lord

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Published by Charnwood .

Written in English

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  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • Ships & shipping: general interest,
  • Transportation,
  • History - General History,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - General,
  • Large type books,
  • North Atlantic Ocean,
  • Shipwrecks,
  • Titanic (Steamship)

Edition Notes

Charnwood Library

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9889698M
ISBN 100708990967
ISBN 109780708990964

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In The Night Lives On, Lord focuses more on the causes and aftermath of the disaster. The information gathering was obviously painstaking and thorough, and he works hard to ensure that all potential sides of a story are told without bias - from the explanation on why ship safety was so lax (a lot of ship owners had their fingers in that pie /5().

The Night Lives On goes beyond that "night to remember" to look at the events that came before, during and after it. To do this Lord brings a lot of focus to the book.

While InWalter Lord's A Night To Remember was published and instantly became the definitive book on the sinking of the ocean liner Titanic in April /5. The Night Lives On: The Untold Stories & Secrets Behind the Sinking of the Unsinkable Ship-Titanic [Lord, Walter J] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Night Lives On: The Untold Stories & Secrets Behind the Sinking of the Unsinkable Ship-Titanic/5(). A Night to Remember () Day of Infamy () The Good Years () A Time to Stand () Peary to the Pole () The Past That Would Not Die () Incredible Victory () The Dawn's Early Light () Lonely Vigil () The Miracle of Dunkirk () The Night Lives On: Thoughts, Theories and Revelations about the Titanic ()Born: John Walter Lord Jr., October 8.

In The Night Lives On, Lord takes the exploration further, revealing information about the ship’s last hours that emerged in the decades that followed, and separating myths from facts.

But it was Lord’s next book, A Night to The Night Lives on book (), that made him famous.4/4(5). (The Night Trilogy #1) Marion Wiesel (Translator) François Mauriac (Foreword) Rating detailsratings 27, reviews.

Born in the town of Sighet, Transylvania, Elie Wiesel was a teenager when he and his family were taken from their home in to Auschwitz concentration camp, and then to Buchenwald. Night is the /5. Book Summary His instructor, Moshe the Beadle, returns from a near-death experience and warns that Nazi aggressors will soon threaten the serenity of their lives.

However, even when anti-Semitic measures force the Sighet Jews into supervised ghettos, Elie's family remains calm and compliant. Book Review: 'Live By Night,' By Dennis Lehane Dennis Lehane's latest novel moves from the modern Boston of books like Mystic River to Prohibition-era.

Night is narrated by Eliezer, a Jewish teenager who, when the memoir begins, lives in his hometown of Sighet, in Hungarian Transylvania. Eliezer studies the Torah (the first five books of the Old Testament) and the Cabbala (a doctrine of Jewish mysticism).

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You might say that Walter Lord provoked the whole Titanic mania by interviewing dozens of survivors and fashioning their reminiscences into the classic non-fiction Free shipping over $/5(5). Night boils that tragedy down to one boy's struggle to survive, and, in doing so, makes the abhorrent waste of millions of lives seem shockingly close.

I first read Night three years ago, during a Author: Elizabeth Ballou. Book Summary. Live by Night is a riveting epic layered with a diverse cast of loyal friends and callous enemies, tough rumrunners and sultry femmes fatales, Bible-quoting evangelists and cruel Klansmen, all battling for survival and their piece of the American dream.

The night lives on User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. In the more than 70 years since its occurrence, the Titanic disaster has evolved into a modern legend.

The discovery and filming of the submerged ship renewed interset in the catastrophe and Read full review5/5(1). "Night," by Elie Wiesel, is a work of Holocaust literature with a decidedly autobiographical slant.

Wiesel based the book—at least in part—on his own experiences during World War II. Though just a brief pages, the book has received considerable acclaim, and the author won the Nobel Prize in Author: Esther Lombardi.

Overview: The most awesome ocean-going vessel the world had ever seen, the mighty TITANIC struck an iceberg and sank on the night of Apcarrying more than souls-and uncountable secrets-to the icy bottom of the : The Night Night Book can also be personalized with a girl character in the book’ illustrations that tells the same sweet story to send your little one to sleep.

Product Details. Hardcover & Paperback. Size: " x " Age Range: 1 to 3. Personalization. Name on cover and throughout the book. Dedication message on page 5. Photo on page %(). Get this from a library. The night lives on. [Walter Lord] -- Overview: The most awesome ocean-going vessel the world had ever seen, the mighty TITANIC struck an iceberg and sank on the night of Apcarrying more than souls-and uncountable.

Kent Haruf died at the end of last year, leaving behind one final tale. It's set, like all his previous novels, in the fictional town of Holt, Colorado. Titled "Our Souls at Night" and just. “Our Souls at Night,” his final novel, opens with an evening visit that Addie Moore pays to her longtime neighbor, Louis Waters.

Both are widowed — Addie is 70, Louis about the same — and. Live by Night is a riveting epic layered with a diverse cast of loyal friends and callous enemies, tough rumrunners and sultry femmes fatales, Bible-quoting evangelists and cruel Klansmen, all battling for survival and their piece of the American dream.

At once a sweeping love story and a compelling saga of revenge, it is a spellbinding tour de. Night for Day by Patrick Flanery review – double lives examined The past haunts the present in a multi-layered narrative centred on the film industry and themes of betrayal Erica Wagner. Elie Wiesel is the author of more than fifty books, including Night, his harrowing account of his experiences in Nazi concentration book, first published inwas selected for Oprah's Book Club in Wiesel is Andrew W.

Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University, and lives with his family in New York City/5(96). Editorial Reviews. Reduced to a bare-bones summary, Live by Night might sound like the sort of standard crime saga we've all encountered far too many times.

In Lehane's hands, however, it becomes something larger and infinitely more complex. With its fresh, precise language, its acute sympathy for the passions that shape—and sometimes warp—its central characters and its lovingly /5().

Get this from a library. The night lives on. [Walter Lord] -- Sheds light on the sinking of the "Titanic," with new evidence and theories on, and revelations about, the disaster. Thirty years after his classic A Night To Remember, Lord offers a companion volume that sifts anew the truth from the myths and legends surrounding the sinking of the Titanic.

What with his vast hindsight and the recent discovery of the sunken liner, this is likely to be widely read. The Lord style is still clear, uncluttered, and utterly readable (his Incredible Victory is a classic on WW II.

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Night Summary. Despite warnings about German intentions towards Jews, Eliezer’s family and the other Jews in the small Transylvanian town of Sighet (now in modern-day Romania) fail to flee the country when they have a chance. As a result, the entire Jewish population is sent to concentration camps.

There, in a camp called Auschwitz, Eliezer is separated from his mother and younger sister. Written by Nicola Davies Illustrated by Sarah Fox-Davies Read aloud by Mrs.

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A sweet love story about the twilight years. If Haruf (who died in November at age 71) hadn’t titled his previous book Benediction (), that might have been perfect for this one.

It’s a slim novel of short chapters, and it would seem to bring the cycle. Night is one of the few books that recounts the experiences of teens during the Holocaust. Wiesel's memoir offers a detailed and harrowing account of day to day life in Auschwitz and Buchenwald -- the starvation rations prisoners were fed, the freezing barracks in which they slept, the days spent as slave laborers, and the constant brutality of the guards and even fellow prisoners.5/5.

Night was a book that made one of the biggest impacts on me. I have studied already about the holocaust, and I have read many stories about people telling their point of view on these horrors, but none of those stories have made me feel the same way that this book has made me feel. This book has really helped me understand thoroughly what happened.

LIVE BY NIGHT is the second book in a loose trilogy set around the Coughlin family, the patriarch of which is a Boston police captain, in the s. The first novel of the project, THE GIVEN DAY, concerned older son Danny. This one deals with Joe, the youngest of the Coughlin brothers, the bad seed who turned to a life a crime.ABC's 'Nightline' is late-night television's news program for in-depth reporting on today's major news stories.It is night after a long day.

What has been done has been done; what has not been done has not been done; let it be. The night is dark. Let our fears of the darkness of the world and of our own lives rest in you. The night is quiet. Let the quietness of your peace enfold us, all dear to us, and all who have no peace.

The night heralds the dawn.

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