Titanic, A Search For Answers

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Good for casual Titanic readers and fans. An introduction to the ship, its sinking, and the controversies surrounding the ship to this day. More

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Language: English
ISBN: 9781458127037
About Joe C Combs 2nd

The growth on my bog has surprised me. Thank you to all my readers. Each week I post a new article on Sunday. As is smashwords, I am constantly trying to improve the site so it is easier for you to use. If you have a comment, please write me. Again, thank You!

My first book "Titanic, A Search For Answers" was originally written as a fundraiser for a maritime museum where I was the advisory board president and a member of the board of trustees.
Historical research is my hobby and influences much of my writing.

I'll add more in the future.

I have about another 6 e-books that I need to finish editing and they will be up. Sorry for the delay. I have a bit of a full plate right now, but I will get them up soon. Also, based on feedback from readers, I wrote an outline for a new book on Titanic (but this will be my last Titanic book).

A submarine sailor for almost nine years, I am also an award winning artist. As a scuba diver I have dived sites from New England to the Caribbean.

Once again, thank you very much.

Take care and God bless you.

Drop me a line ... I am glad to answer any questions you might have.

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Titanic, A Search For Answers trailer
Classic images from the Titanic and her loss. Includes voice over questions that are answered in the book. Using some of the photographs that are in the book as well as other photographs.

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Review by: Donald Brands on Aug. 15, 2012 :
A short concise and well written expose of some of the Titanic's myths. Tales like this tend to take on a life of their own until the real truth gets lost. Joe Combs has done a good job of bringing us back to reality. As a mariner myself, I strongly feel that getting to the true reasons for these tragedies is the only way to prevent these events from reoccurring.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Antonio Dias on May 01, 2012 :
When dealing with a disaster as celebrated as the Titanic it's important to be able to cut through all the fables and myths and half-digested truisms that have filled our collective "memories" of this event. Joe Combs does just that in this concise volume.

"Titanic, a Search for Answers" begins by laying out the known facts from her size and build to her "family tree." Then each aspect of her short working life is examined. What is known to be true is laid out simply and with clarity. What has been speculated is identified and given its due.

At first glance this may seem a dispassionate way of looking into such a human tragedy, but for my taste, having the hype peeled away lays the foundation for an experience of what has been perennially seen as a profound tragedy that marked the end of an era.

This volume belongs on the e-shelf of anyone interested in Titanic, her life, and the death of her people on that cold April night.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Pamela Arrington on April 24, 2011 :
A good read from a different perspective than the usual. Great photographs.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

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