Collca publishes ebook about the Titanic -- with a difference

"In the Footsteps of the Titanic" is a bitesize ebook about the ill-fated voyage of the RMS Titanic in April 1912 including how it's been treated in film and on TV. It also details places associated with the Titanic or used as locations in filming.
By: Mike Hyman, Collca
 
April 11, 2012 - PRLog -- In the Footsteps of…. is an innovative new series of bitesize e-books covering historic events and people.

What is unique about the series is that each title details places associated with the subject plus locations used for major films and television series. The information can help you visit places related to the event and see where some of your favourite films and television series were made.

In the Footsteps of the Titanic tells the story as well as dealing with the myths that have grown up around this disaster. Why were there not enough lifeboats? Did Captain Smith have a good safety record? Were there premonitions that a disaster was about to happen? Why was the ship steaming fast through iceberg alley?

The book looks in detail at places where you can go that are linked to the Titanic saga. See the massive dry dock on which it rested in Belfast, the poignant reminders of the deaths of so many people in Museums on both sides of the Atlantic, and the place where so many of the victims are buried.

It shows how the story of the Titanic has been portrayed in literature, film, art and drama.  You can visit film locations including the Victorian splendour of the Coal Exchange in Cardiff, a Liberty Ship and Dublin streets.

About the author

Angela Youngman is a full-time freelance writer, journalist, and researcher. She writes regularly for a wide range of magazines, newsletters and websites. Specialist subjects include history, travel, walking, heritage, and folklore.

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Collca is an electronic publisher specialising in non-fiction bitesize ebooks for popular ereading devices such as Amazon's Kindle, Apple's iPad, Barnes & Noble's Nook and Kobo's eponymous ereader. We cover a wide range of subjects including biography, health, reference, sport and travel. Our titles are available from hundreds of popular ebook retailers all around the world.
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